Personal Agenda: Malaika Arora Khan
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Personal Agenda: Malaika Arora Khan

Malaika Arora Khan speaks to Veenu Singh about her first break, low and high point of life, fitness mantra, Bollywood, yummy mummy tag and more.

brunch Updated: Sep 07, 2013 18:05 IST
Veenu Singh
Veenu Singh
Hindustan Times
Malaika Arora Khan,Brunch,Hindustan Times

October 23

Sun sign
I’m born on the cusp of Libra and Scorpio

Place of birth


Swami Vivekanand International School and Jai Hind College, Mumbai

High point of your life
Becoming an anchor for MTV, my first feature film, and being named the sexiest mom by Maxim magazine

Low point of your life
I take them all in my stride

First break
When I was featured on the cover of Society magazine in 1993

Currently I am...
Recently featured in UTV’s Star in the City

Your all-time favourite Hindi movie.
Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1998).

One song of Helen’s you wish you had danced to.
Yeh mera dil, pyaar ka deewana from Don (1978).

Malaika Arora Khan

The toughest dance routine you’ve ever performed.

Although Chaiyya Chaiyya was very challenging, it was Munni badnaam hui from Dabangg, as I was dancing for my own film

(I was the co-producer).

The toughest taskmaster you’ve worked with


Saroj Khan and Farah Khan.

If you could remake Gur Naal Ishq Mitha, who would you cast to replace you in the video?
I think Priyanka Chopra would be a smart choice.

Why do you hate Capri pants?
Well, they don’t do anything for your figure. You end up looking short and stout.

A song you can dance to in your sleep.
I’ve always been crazy about Thriller by Michael Jackson. These days I also like Badtameez Dil from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.

What do you think of the Yummy Mummy tag?
It has a nice ring to it.

The sweetest thing your son has done for you.
He once cooked an entire meal for me.

The most romantic pair in Bollywood.
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, obviously.

The best male dancers in Bollywood.
Hrithik Roshan and Ranbir Kapoor.

One dance form you want to learn.
I really want to learn hip-hop.

Your fitness mantra.
I maintain a healthy lifestyle and practice yoga regularly.

Your dream destination.

What would we find on your bedside table?
A notepad, a book and my homeopathic medicine.

One song that describes your current state of mind.
Easy Like Sunday Morning by Lionel Richie.

Your strategy in a crisis.
Bring it on!

The last line of your autobiography would read…
“She lived life queen size!”

My movies
The film you have SEEN more than five times.
Pretty Woman (1990)

The most overrated film.
Barfi! (2012)

The most paisa-vasool film.
Dabangg (2010)

A movie with fond memories.
The Sound of Music (1965)

From HT Brunch, September 8

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First Published: Sep 07, 2013 15:05 IST