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Personal Agenda: Boman Irani, Actor

It’s very difficult to choose, as difficult as choosing between one’s mother and father.

brunch Updated: Aug 11, 2012 16:58 IST
Yesha Kotak
Yesha Kotak
Hindustan Times

Acting or photography?
It’s very difficult to choose, as difficult as choosing between one’s mother and father.

What’s the one thing you’d love to capture with your camera?
A photograph that epitomises true happiness.

One woman you want to go on a date with?

Why only one? But, if given an option I would go out with Meryl Streep.

BomanA colour that best describes your life?


You have worked in a bakery, in theatre, in advertisements and on the big screen. Which has been the closest to your heart?
Everything, because it’s all a part of a beautiful journey called life.

A role you think you were born to play?
A paint salesman. Ha ha ha!

Describe your typical holiday?
A lot of theatre and great food with the family.

Your darkest fear?
Getting stuck in a closed room alone.

What is on your bedside table?
Reading glasses and a copy of Mad magazine.

What’s your comfort food?

Most overrated virtue?
Being frank.

One movie that makes you smile?
As Good As It Gets.

Three people you’d love to have over to dinner?
Johnny Lever, Karan Johar and Abhishek Bachchan.

Your last big splurge?
Purchasing a Mercedes car for my wife.

You have 30 seconds to pack for a trip. What do you take?
Lots of fresh underwear.

What helps you unwind at the end of the day?
Watching a movie.

If you could go back in time, where would you go?
The era of the Renaissance, because some of the most inspirational people lived at that time and changed the way we live, eat and breathe.

The last line of your autobiography will read…
And so it all begins!

if i could...
I would travel to the moon
Visit the South Pole
Play the Saxophone

Sun sign

December 2


St Mary’s ICSE, Mumbai; Wadia College, Pune

First break
Worked as a waiter at the Taj; in movies, with Munnabhai MBBS (2003)

High point of your life
The day I got married and when I became a father

Low point of your life
I never dwell on it

Currently doing
Promoting Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi and Dulux paints

From HT Brunch, August 12

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First Published: Aug 09, 2012 18:08 IST