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Personal Agenda: Sanjeev Kapoor

Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor just opened a casual eclectic lounge in New Delhi along with starting a channel of his own called Food Food. But there's a lot more to this star than meets the eye. Read on.

brunch Updated: Jan 14, 2012 20:32 IST
Veenu Singh
Veenu Singh
Hindustan Times

Which character from Sholay do you most resemble and why?

I think Gabbar, as for some strange reason everyone in my office is scared of me.

The last line of your autobiography would read…

...I ate myself!

How would you explain Twitter to your grandmother?

I’ll say ‘Let’s play a game – twitter, twitter.’

Sanjeev KapoorThe one place where you would never get yourself tattooed?

Nowhere. After having worked with knives all my life, I don’t think I want needles now.

One song that describes your current state of mind?

Tum itna jo muskara rahe ho.

What would we find in your fridge right now?

I have multiple fridges that actually contain the whole world in them.

If you were an ice-cream, what flavour would you be?

A mix of rum and raisin and butterscotch.

If a spaceship landed in your backyard, what would you do?

I’d ask them if they were carrying some food which would be out of this world.

The most clichéd answer you’ve ever given in an interview?

Instead of an answer, it is the question, "So, who cooks at home?" which I find really clichéd.

Your most irrational fear…

...If tomorrow doesn’t come!

You wouldn’t be caught dead wearing…

A lungi.

The one lie you got away with?

I actually get away with everything because of my smile.

Where did you spend last summer?

In New Zealand and Spain.

How many pairs of blue jeans do you have?

They are in scores, not even dozens.

What’s the biggest surprise you’ve ever given your wife?

Our second daughter!

Sun sign: Aries

Birthday: April 10

Hometown: Mumbai

Changed about 20 schools/Pusa Institute of Hotel Management

Occupation: Celebrity chef, TV host and entrepreneur

First break: The TV show Khana Khazana

High point of your life: The birth of my daughters

Low point of your life: When I lost my dad

What are you doing currently?Just opened Sura Vie – a casual eclectic lounge in New Delhi, also the channel Food Food

From HT Brunch, January 15

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First Published: Jan 14, 2012 20:24 IST