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“Acting is not a male-dominated space any more,” says Dangal girl Fatima Sana Shaikh 

The young girl surprises with her strong views

brunch Updated: Jun 02, 2018 22:24 IST
Samreen Tungekar
Samreen Tungekar
Hindustan Times
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Fatima Sana Shaikh

If not an actor, what would you have been?

A photographer.

What’s your fondest memory as a child actor?

Working with Shah Rukh Khan! [In One 2 Ka 4 (2001)]

One thing you miss about your Dangal days is…?

Most definitely the training.

Tell us three things you do better than acting.

Photography, drawing and fighting with my mom.

Which toon is your spirit animal?

Mickey Mouse.

Your Instagram always has your workout updates. Three things that are essential for the right workout...?

I have a lot of injuries so I need my Skechers, my track pants and a comfortable T-shirt.

One myth about female actors you’d like to bust...?

Female actors are exploring all genres now, and it’s not a male-dominated space anymore.

What’s your most precious posession?

Stones that I collect from every place that I travel to. And I write dates on them too.

One film you wish you were a part of…?

Tanu Weds Manu (2011), Queen (2013) and Pyaasa (1957) to name a few.

What’s the first thing you do after getting up ?

Brush my teeth!

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From HT Brunch, June 3, 2018

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First Published: Jun 02, 2018 21:10 IST