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I’d like to be more assertive: Aditi Govitrikar

Actress Aditi Govitrikar on her special childhood memory, things that attract her in a man and more in a conversation with Lina Choudhury Mahajan.

entertainment Updated: Sep 29, 2008 20:13 IST
Lina Choudhury Mahajan
Lina Choudhury Mahajan
Hindustan Times

Would you like to be 16 again?

Given a chance, why not? Never say never is what I believe in. I would love to be 16 again, do things differently and experience life in a different manner.

What car do you drive and what would you like to drive?

Right now I drive a Sonata. My dream car is a Mercedes SLK.

Your most recent purchase? Where did you buy it?

A ring at Shravans (a jeweller in Mumbai). I treated myself for doing

Fear Factor


The one film you can see again and again?

Taare Zameen Par

– a beautiful, touching, extremely well made film, I rarely cry at movies. This one made me cry a lot!

You get put off by people when they…

Don’t mean what they say.

A childhood memory special to you?

My parents bought me a bicycle when I stood first in standard VII. It was my first vehicle.

What attracts you in a man?

A great personality... and a good butt.

When you get angry, you…

Get it out of my system either by solving what caused it or talking (sometimes shouting) at the person who caused it. Then I forget about it.

If you woke up and found you’d turned into a man, you would…

Enjoy the day living as a man. Why not? It would be fun to experience the other perspective.

If your partner cheated on you, you’d…

Break away.

Your favourite outfit?

Jeans and a singlet.

If you could change one thing about yourself it would be?

I’d be more assertive.

Who sets your pulses racing?

Doing stunts, like I did in

Fear Factor


The last holiday you went on?

Dubai, had gone on work and stayed back for a couple of days to shop and relax.

The outdoor activity you love?

Walking with just nature around.

Two ways in which you have changed in the last ten years?

I was a complete introvert. That’s changed to a great extent. And the second is that I now feel I have the strength to face anything life throws at me.

The restaurant you love going to?

Royal China, Olive, Mezzo Mezzo, Wasabi.

Three wishes you’d like a good genie to grant you?

Health and peace of mind and wisdom to all my loved ones.

If you could remove one person from this earth, it would be..?

No one. Everyone dies their own death.

Your next move…

Is to keep on moving forward

First Published: Sep 29, 2008 20:04 IST