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People in the city: Shloka Vaidialingam

Shloka Vaidialingam is a lawyer and dancer who hails from New Delhi.

entertainment Updated: Aug 09, 2011 01:59 IST
Namya Sinha
Namya Sinha
Hindustan Times

Shloka Vaidialingam, 25, Lawyer/Dancer, New Friends Colony

Hometown: New Delhi

College: Lady Shri Ram College for Women
Best website
Style icon: Carolina Herrera
Sexual Preference: Straight
Long Hair or Short Hair: Long Hair
Flats or Heels Flats Beer or Wine: Wine
Favourite dive bar: 4S
Janpath or Sarojini Nagar: Janpath Market
Mughlai or Chinese: Neither, Japanese
Who inspires you: Roger Federer
Your last regret purchase: Earrings are never, never a regret purchase
Best thing you’ve ever bought: Orange gloves from Beijing
Delhi summer or Delhi winter: Delhi Winter
Pet Causes: Spotty, who used to live on the street 6 years ago and now cannot be removed from her rug in my room
Pet peeve: Anybody saying, Anyways
Favourite spot in Delhi: Driving down Rajpath at 7 am in November
Would love to have dinner with: Nathan Myrhvold, Sandra Day O’connor, Alan Rickman and Stephen Fry
You can never have too many: Yellow Chappals
Craziest thing you’ve ever done: One day, I will swim with crocodiles in Burkina Faso
The one thing you can’t live without: My very well preserved fluffy pillow, saved from intruding elbows of all
Dance or Law: Both
Men in Delhi Remind me of: invertebrates, mostly
Favourite perfume: Donna Karan’s Be Delicious
Car rides or bike rides: Car rides
Favourite Book: (Unfair question) Currently, PG Wodehouse’s Imperial Blandings Omnibus, Michael Lewis’ A New, New Thing And Christopher Reid’s A Song Of Lunch
Favourite film: (How to choose one only?) Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, with Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh. Martin Scorcese’s Taxi Driver. Manmohan Desai’s Amar Akbar Anthony. Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries
Favourite Quote: “You look a little shy: let me introduce you to that leg of mutton,” said the Red Queen. “Alice — Mutton: mutton — Alice.”
Favourite Dish: Sashimi, Linguine with mussels, Rasam, rice, ghee and roast potato. Anything with honey. Anything with butter.

As told to Namya Sinha

First Published: Aug 08, 2011 19:29 IST