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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

I love Bollywood music, but find the lip-sync and dance sequences ludicrous, says Suchitra Krishnamoorthi

The actor would love to work with Nawazuddin Siddiqui

brunch Updated: Nov 04, 2017 21:05 IST
Veenu Singh
Veenu Singh
Hindustan Times
For Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, the best thing about motherhood is unconditional love. Suchitra wears a dress by Amy Billimoria. (Make-up and hair by Bharat & Dorris)
For Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, the best thing about motherhood is unconditional love. Suchitra wears a dress by Amy Billimoria. (Make-up and hair by Bharat & Dorris)(Satish Bate)
All about Suchitra
  • Sun Sign: Sagittarius
  • Date of birth: November 27
  • Place of birth: Mumbai
  • School/College: Villa Theresa High School/Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai
  • Home Town: Mumbai
  • First break: TV Series – Chunauti
  • High point of your life: Summiting Mt Kilimanjaro with a broken knee
  • Low point of your life: Falling and almost drowning in the Zambezi river

Actor, writer, singer or painter – which of these defines you the best?

An artist!

Describe yourself in three words...?

Overthinker, talented, passionate.

What made you do an autobiographical play likeDrama Queen?

My desire to perform on stage.

If you were the editor of a magazine, who would you put on the cover and why? 

PV Sindhu. She is a darling!

The best and the worst thing about Bollywood is…? 

I love Bollywood music, but find the lip-sync and dance sequences ludicrous.

What’s your dream holiday destination...?

I plan to do the Northern Lights soon and also the Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

Your favourite director…? 

Pedro Almodóvar.

The best thing about being a mother is…? 

Unconditional love.

How do you use social media platforms?

Facebook is for family and friends. Twitter is for the public eye. I’m not on Instagram.

Among the newer actors, who would you want to work with?

Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

An fashion era you’d love to have been a part of...?

The 50’s! When hats, silks and frills dominated the fashion scene.

A cliché you want to change about you...? 

I lack ambition.

A dessert that perfectly describes you? 

A zesty passionfruit tart.

Your strategy in a crisis? 

Bring it on!

You de-stress with…? 


Books For Various Reasons
  • One book for bedtime:  Recipe books. To decide the next day’s menu.
  • While waiting for a doctor’s appointment: READER’S DIGEST. Doctors seem addicted to them!
  • The first book that hooked you to reading:  Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • The book that changed your life: The Summer of Cool. It made Suchitra Krishnamoorthi a
  • published author.
  • One book that always acts as a pick-me up: The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra

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First Published: Nov 04, 2017 21:05 IST

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