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Friday, Aug 23, 2019

I’d swipe right for Tom Cruise on Tinder: Disha Patani

The actor gets up, close and personal

brunch Updated: Jan 06, 2019 16:21 IST
Veenu Singh
Veenu Singh
Hindustan Times
Dress, Swapnil Shinde
Dress, Swapnil Shinde(Amal KS)

If not an actress then what would you would have been…?

I’d have been an Air Force pilot.

One classic film you would have loved to be a part of?

Not a classic exactly, but I’d have loved to a part of DDLJ (1995).

Disha’s details
  • Date of birth: June 13
  • Sun Sign: Gemini
  • Place of birth: Bareilly
  • School/college: Amity University, Lucknow
  • First break: Telegu film Loafer (2015) and then M.S.Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)

An item number you would love to do?

Chikni Chameli. I just love performing on that song every time I get a chance.

If you woke up as a man you would...?

Eat a lot, as men don’t seem to put on weight as easily as women do.

An actor you would love to work with?

Shah Rukh Khan.

The theme song of your life is…?

Happy by Pharrell Williams.

Define your style.

Very comfortable, very sporty.

A black dress or a black sari, what works best for you?

A black dress.

What would your bio on Tinder be …

Shy girl.

And who would you swipe right for on Tinder?

Tom Cruise.

What do you look for in a man?

He has to be a nice human being. And, by being nice, I mean to everyone.

Fitness for you is…?

A lifestyle. You have to work on it every day. I work out in the gym, dance and practice mixed martial arts (MMA) too.

Disha’s favourites
  • Street food: Paani puri
  • Destination: Maldives
  • Songs: Wake up in the sky by Gucci Mane, Bruno Mars and Kodak Black
  • Book: I read the Encyclopedias as I love animals
  • Film: The Mummy (2017)

The first thing you do in bed in the morning?

I have my haldi paani and apple cider vinegar before getting out of bed.

The best way to connect with your fans is on…?


What makes you feel sexy?

My mood. Also, getting dressed up for something special.

Your strategy in a crisis is…?

I just sleep. I don’t think about it.

You de-stress by…?

Eating. I love sweets.

Something about your life that you’re proud of...?

Pride for me is my journey, coming from a small town, making a mark on my own. This year I got to be a part of the Blender’s Pride Fashion Week as well. My achievements make me proud!

From HT Brunch, January 6, 2018

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First Published: Jan 05, 2019 20:43 IST

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