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People in the City: Shilpika Bordoloi

Know all about Shilpika Bordoloi.

entertainment Updated: Aug 24, 2011 01:09 IST
Surabhi Chauhan
Surabhi Chauhan
Hindustan Times

Shilpika Bordoloi, 30, Choreographer/Actor, Kalkaji

Hometown Jorhat, Assam
College Lady Shri Ram College for Women
Number of Facebook friends 460
Best Website
Favourite film Sound of Music
Favourite quote “Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you have never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching” - Satchel Paige
Favourite dish Fish tenga (Assamese preparation)
Sexual preference Men
Long hair or short hair Mostly long hair on both men and women
Beer or wine Wine
Favourite dive bar Grey Garden, Haus Khas Village Janpath or Sarojini Nagar Janpath
Who does your hair Myself
Who inspires you Martha Graham, Charlie Chaplin
Your last regret purchase A salwar kameez material from Shahpur Jat village for R4,000
Best thing you’ve ever bought Almost a whole wardrobe from Pushkar for about R5,000
Delhi summer or Delhi winter Summer, as it takes too long to warm up in winter
Pet cause Trees
Pet peeve People who are always late
Favourite spot in Delhi Deer Park and a quaint park cum mandir area in the middle of GK-1
Best food in Delhi Momos near Jama Masjid
Artist or performance artist Artist
Gold or silver jewellry Plain silver and stones with gold
You would love to have dinner with My grandmother
Money in your wallet at the moment R1,500
You can never have too many Pictures taken
Craziest thing you have ever done Fasting for the first time in my life and taking a tour of all the dargahs in Delhi to celebrate the spirit of Ramazan
The one thing you can’t live without Good food
Homemade food or take-out Homemade
What do you have for breakfast Bread and eggs
Favourite Delhi slang Arrey yaar! About her
Shilpika Bordoloi is a contemporary dancer, choreographer and actor. Her recent performances include Xover Dialogs In Music And Dance by Sheela Raj, In/Out/In by Aditi Biswas, Cohesions And Contradictions by Rashid Ansari, Erendira And Her Heartless Grandmother by Amal Allana, and Bollywood Dreams by Teamworks Productions. Her solo compositions are Impermanence, Longing, A Human Endeavour and The Journey Of Dawn. Her recent choreographies include productions of NSD.

catch her live

What:‘O’ - a dance drama
When: August 27
Where: India Habitat Centre Lodhi Road
Time: 7pm onwards
Tickets: R100, R250, R350, available at the venue or through
Nearest Metro Station: Khan Market on the Violet Line

First Published: Aug 23, 2011 18:09 IST