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Bigg Boss is just entertainment, shouldn’t be taken so seriously: Nora Fatehi’s secrets

Nora Fatehi says that she misses the ‘Saturdays with Salman’ on Bigg Boss the most

brunch Updated: Sep 30, 2017 21:53 IST
Samreen Tungekar
Samreen Tungekar
Hindustan Times
Nora Fatehi,Bigg Boss,Salman Khan
Nora Fatehi wishes she had the ability to read people’s minds. Nora wears a crop top and tracks from Meshki, necklace and tika from Lokhandwala Market, Mumbai(Meira Omar)
Bio
  • Date of birth: February 6
  • Place of birth: Toronto
  • Sun sign: Aquarius
  • Home town:Toronto
  • School/college:Westfield High School, Virginia/York University, Ontario
  • First break: Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans (2014)
  • Low point of your life: The few initial years of struggle
  • High point of your life:It’s always a high point when I’m shooting

If you had to choose between acting and dancing, which one would you pick?

The two go together. To be a good actor, you need to be able to emote with your body. I can’t choose between the two.

What’s the weirdest compliment you’ve ever received?

“Oh, you’re so fair”! It’s weird because where I come from, it means ‘get yourself to a tanning salon because you look sick’!

What’s the one thing men do that puts you off?

I don’t like guys who don’t listen.

What’s the cheesiest pick-up line someone has used on you?

“Is your dad a terrorist? Because you’re a bomb.”

Are you a mountain lover or a beach person?

Definitely a beach person!

What’s the one superpower you wish you had?

I wish I could read people’s minds.

What’s the one thing about Bigg Bossthat you wish people knew?

It’s just a TV show, an entertainment show. And it’s not meant to be taken so seriously.

Snapchat or Instagram…?

Instagram!

One thing about Bigg Bossthat you miss?

The fun! And the Saturdays with Salman Khan.

What’s the one question you hate answering?

“Oh, you speak Hindi?” I get very rude when someone asks me that.

What’s the one thing you do before going to bed?

I apply coconut oil on my face.

Five things that we would find in your bag…?

Perfume, lipstick, lots of tissue paper, an extra Starbucks straw and a power bank.

If you woke up as Donald Trump, what would you do?

I would resign!

If you had 10 minutes to pack a suitcase what would you put in it?

All my clothes, I can actually pack it all.

Your go-to person for any advice?

My best friend, Esha.

The title of your biography would read…?

The Unsuitable Girl

The most important thing on your bedside table...?

A huge frame of me and my co-star Scarlette from the hit song of Baahubali.

Norah’s Favourites
  • Film: Devdas (2002)
  • Song: Maar Daala from Devdas
  • Comfort food: Pasta
  • Book: The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
  • Shopping destination: Online or Dubai
  • Actor: Rajkumar Rao

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First Published: Sep 30, 2017 21:53 IST