Personal Agenda: “A stimulating conversation can get me in the mood for love,” says Nimrat Kaur

The actor of The Lunchbox fame tells us who she is currently crushing on, top three qualities she always seeks in men and much more...
Nimrat Kaur says the best and worst thing about Bollywood is anything can happen at anytime. Outfit:Raghavendra Rathore(Mayur Bhatt)
Nimrat Kaur says the best and worst thing about Bollywood is anything can happen at anytime. Outfit:Raghavendra Rathore(Mayur Bhatt)
Published on Jul 19, 2020 07:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVeenu Singh

All about Nimrat

Date of birth: March 13

Sunsign: Pisces

Place of birth: Pilani, Rajasthan

School/College: DPS, Noida/ Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi

First break: The music video Tera Mera Pyaar

High point of your life: Screening of my film, The Lunchbox, at Cannes

Low point of your life: My father’s death

If not an actor, what would you have been?
A travel journalist.

Name the last show you binge-watched.
The Test Case.

And the last thing you googled...?
The temperature in Ahmedabad.

What’s the best thing about doing theatre?
That you become part of a mortal experience, which always remains with you.

And the best and worst thing about Bollywood...?
Anything can happen at anytime.

Name one actor you are crushing on.
Ranveer Singh.

And one character from a book or film you wish you had played.
Amrita Sher-Gil.

Define your style in two words.
Minimal and sexy!

Are you a romantic or a realist?
A real-omantic – so both!

Who would you swipe right on Tinder?
Ryan Gosling.

And what would your Tinder bio read?
Tinderella, with no midnight curfew.

List three qualities you look for in a man?
Humour, honesty and sex appeal.

What gets you in the mood for love?
A stimulating conversation.

A book that inspires you...?
by Andre Agassi

What’s the craziest thing a fan has done for you?
A fan in Ahmedabad waited outside in bitter cold just to meet me.

Power dressing for you would be?
Raghavendra Rathore’s bandhgala suits. They are equivalent to the boss suits in the West.

If you were to cheat on your diet, what would you gorge on?
Anything with bitter chocolate.

How do you handle trolls?
I let them die a natural death.

Did your mother give you any relationship advice?
She’s very shy and doesn’t acknowledge relationships!

One relationship rule you always follow...?
To give space to each other.

Finally, how do you de-stress?
By engaging in an exhilarating physical activity.

On Nimrat’s phone

Most used app: Instagram

Password protected app: Ditto

Re-watched video on YouTube: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet’s trailer

Last person I call before sleeping: My sister

Favourite Insta filter: Starry Night

First song on Spotify: Circles by Post Malone

From HT Brunch, July 19, 2020

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