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I am a horrible liar: Perizaad Zorabian

After a hiatus of four years, Perizaad makes a comeback with the play Dinner With Friends, presented by Ballantine’s and directed by Feroz Khan. She gets candid with Brunch.

entertainment Updated: Nov 20, 2010 16:05 IST
Veenu Singh
Veenu Singh
Hindustan Times

Perizaad Zorabian turned to acting as a profession only after she acquired an MBA. She worked in the TV series Hum Pardesi Ho Gaye, before her first break in director Nagesh Kukunoor’s Bollywood Calling. Jogger’s Park won her critical acclaim, and smaller roles in Mumbai Matinee, Morning Raga and Salaam-E-Ishq followed. After a hiatus of four years, Perizaad makes a comeback with the play Dinner With Friends, presented by Ballantine’s and directed by Feroz Khan.

One word that describes you best?


One tune you can’t get out of your head?

Eye of the Tiger, from the film Rocky.

You get high on…

Being loved by my husband Boman!!! It’s the best feeling in the world.

The colour ‘pink’ for you is…

Boring!!! I love red. Even my daughter loves red!

PerizaadThe one law you would break if you could get away with it?

Unlimited baggage on flights.

If you could have chosen your own name, what would you have chosen?

Love Perizaad... wouldn’t change it for the world.

What is the weirdest thing that ever went into your mouth?

Some strange animal meat in China.

Share a secret with us...trust us, we’ll only print it!
I am a horrible liar. Can’t lie at all.

Choose: Air India or Indian Railways?
Indian Railways – far more exciting!!!

You are late for work and all the roads are jammed. Choose a mode of transport: a cycle, a horse or a skateboard. Why?
A cycle, because I love cycling.

Earth’s crowded and full of trash. Choose another planet.

If you could be born either rich or intelligent, which one would you choose?
Definitely intelligent. Intelligent is sexy. Rich without intelligence is boring and insipid.

What makes your day?
Seeing my parents with my two children – it’s an amazing bond, I feel blessed.

What screws it up?
When I upset Boman.

What makes you feel sexy?
A strong positive fearless attitude and unconditional integrity.

Love is…

If you were the last person left on Earth, what would you do?
I would be grateful for all that I have and make the most of everything that is available to me.

Your first kiss was...

A place where you would like to be lost for a month?
New York, with my best friend Rashmi. Would just shop and shop and shop.

The last movie that made you cry?
That has to be Million Dollar Baby– it really TOUCHED MY HEART.

If you could have had a star perform at your wedding, who would it have been?
Al pacino, to do the last monologue from scent of a woman

Life in the fast food lane. Choose your menu.
I’d prefer dosas, sev puri and paani puri. Make my mouth water.