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“I’d swipe right for Meghan Markle on Tinder”: Aparshakti Khurana

The actor talks about his radio days, venturing into movies and his favourite childhood moments

brunch Updated: Oct 06, 2018 22:46 IST
Veenu Singh
Veenu Singh
Hindustan Times
Aparshakti Khurana  says that the best part about having a sibling in the film industry is that he runs out of reality checks (Styling by J Samuel; make-up by  Mahesh J Zende; hair by Irfan of Team Hakim’s Aalim. Outfit, Seba Anthony; shoes, Paul Smith)
Aparshakti Khurana says that the best part about having a sibling in the film industry is that he runs out of reality checks (Styling by J Samuel; make-up by Mahesh J Zende; hair by Irfan of Team Hakim’s Aalim. Outfit, Seba Anthony; shoes, Paul Smith) (Gaurav Batra)
About Aparshakti
  • Date of birth: November 18
  • Place of birth: Chandigarh
  • Sun sign: Scorpio
  • First break: Saat Uchakkey (2016)
  • School/College: Hansraj Public School / Panjab University
  • High point of your life: When I left Delhi High Court and joined a radio station, and the film Dangal (2016)
  • Low point of your life: When I quit cricket professionally

RJ, anchor or actor, what defines you the best?

Definitely RJ. That’s where I came from!

The best thing about being Ayushmann’s brother is…?

That you get constant reality checks.

If you could choose a classic to make your debut, which movie would it be and why?

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) because sports brings out the best in me.

One song stuck in your head right now...?

God’s Plan by Drake.

The theme song of your life is…?

Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver.

A childhood memory you always carry with you...?

Papa, Ayush bhaiya and I going for jogs early in the morning.

What is your idea of romance?

Travelling together and listening to some good music.

Your bio on Tinder would be…?

APARSHAKTI – The name says it all.

And who would you swipe right for on Tinder?

Meghan Markle.

What is the best thing about Bollywood?

It is the only place in the entire country where there is no discrimination on the basis of religion.

You de-stress by…?

Talking to my friends.

Your strategy in a crisis...?

Eat lots of chocolate and call Papa for advice.

My favourites
  • Street Food: Chole bhature
  • Holiday Destination: Italy
  • Film: Forrest Gump (1994)
  • Sport: Cricket and football
  • Actress: Priyanka Chopra

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