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Personal Agenda: Zarine Khan, Actress

A great sense of humour is a must. You could be the hottest guy in the world but what would I do with you if you’re just plain dull and boring?

brunch Updated: Mar 23, 2013 19:09 IST
Amrah Ashraf
Amrah Ashraf
Hindustan Times
Zarine Khan,Penelope Cruz,Kareena Kapoor

Birthday: May 14

Sun sign: Taurus

Place of birth: Mumbai

Hometown: Mumbai

School/college: Duruelo Convent High School, Bandra

First break: Veer (2010)

High point of your life: Being selected for Veer. That was completely unexpected

Low point of your life: I had a terrible accident when I was in Class IV

Currently I AM ...Looking forward to starting my next project with Sajid Nadiadwala

Who is your favourite travel buddy?

My sister. She gives me space to do things I want while travelling.

The craziest thing you’ve done while on vacation.
Once, I took off on a spontaneous road trip in an unfamiliar country.

Whom do you have a girl crush on?
Penelope Cruz and Kareena Kapoor. They are really hot.

If life had a backspace button, what would you delete?
Nothing. You might not realise it then, but every crisis has something to learn from.

Your comfort food.
Spicy chaat.

Your favourite little white lie.
“You’re looking really pretty.”

A song that always lifts your mood?
Hero by Mariah Carey.

What is on your bedside table?
Books by Paulo Coelho, my phone, an alarm clock and a Hello Kitty night lamp.

What makes you feel sexy?
Yoga or a gruelling workout session at the gym.

If you could trade your life with someone, who would it be?
Why should I trade my life with anyone? I am very content with my life.

The workout regime that really scares you.
Nothing. I can work out for as long as eight hours a day.

What do you do right before you sleep?

A wardrobe necessity for everyone.
A pair of blue jeans that fit you perfectly.

The last thing you bought under R10.
A packet of chips.

One rumour that is mostly true about actors.
Most of them have cat fights.

One lie you often get away with.
“I got late because of traffic.”

What is the craziest thing a fan has done for you?
One guy wrote a letter to me with his blood, which I don’t appreciate at all.

Your favourite city to party in.


You have five minutes to pack for a trip. What do you take?

A pair of jeans, a white shirt, track pants, T-shirts, a book, iPod, toothbrush and flip flops.

A gadget you can’t do without.
My phone, obviously.

Who is your biggest critic?
My sister. quality you most admire in a man?

A great sense of humour is a must. You could be the hottest guy in the world but what would I do with you if you’re just plain dull and boring?

If you woke up one day, and found out you’d turned into a man…
I’ve always been a tomboy so I’m almost there.

Songs You Love To
Play While Travelling
Everybody’s Free To Wear Sunscreen by Baz Luhrmann
18 Till I Die by Bryan Adams
Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison
We Found Love by Rihanna
Free Falling, Jerry Maguire version

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First Published: Mar 22, 2013 15:39 IST