Seeing Delhi in SRK and Priyanka style
Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra pick three places each, which they would like to visit in Delhi, if they were not to get mobbed. While SRK, a Delhi boy, gets nostalgic about his early years here, Priyanka says she wants to explore the Capital.Updated: Dec 23, 2011 01:17 IST
Shah Rukh wants to go back to Delhi University, Priyanka wants to relish Delhi kebabs. "I would like to go to Delhi University and visit SRCC, Hindu college, St Stephens, and my college Hans Raj. I would also go to Miranda House. My father once needed a room to stay in, and he pataoed the principal of Miranda and she gave him a room. I would like to see that room." says Shah rukh Khan
The University of Delhi (DU) is a central university in Delhi, India, funded by Government of India. Established in 1922, it offers courses at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Shah Rukh graduated in Economics from here.
The market is a tourist attraction and is best-known for handicrafts, junk jewellery, curio and garments. It is located near Connaught Place and is thronged by foreigners.
"Janpath market is on top of my list when I think of going around in Delhi. I would love to come here and shop. In fact, when I was shooting for Saat Khoon Maaf in Delhi last year, I wore a burqa and shopped at the market for three hours. No one recognised me! I want to come back for more trinkets." says Priyanka chopra
Purana Qila was established in 1538 by second Mughal emperor, Humayun. It is located on the banks of river Yamuna. The fort was passed off as a monument in Lahore in SRK-Preity Zinta starrer Veer Zaara.
"I would like to take my children boating at Purana Qila. I know all the nooks and corners of the fort where young couples can find place for privacy. I shot for Veer Zaara at Purana Qila and Humayun’s tomb." says Shah rukh Khan
Hauz Khas Village
Initially comprising tombs of muslim royalty, the village is now a plush tourist, residential and commercial area. It has various eating joints, art galleries and upscale showrooms and boutiques.
"I have done most of my romancing here and would love to go back. Even though the place has been revamped, I can still suggest places and corners where couples can hold hands...only hold hands." says Shah rukh Khan
Nizam’s Kathi Kabab
The restaurant located in the Plaza building in Connaught Place serves North Indian cuisine. It is best known for its kathi kebabs, biryani and roasted kebabs.
"I am very fond of food. I am a typical Punjabi and I like to eat well. I am very fond of kebabs. I’ve heard a lot about the kathi kebabs at Nizam’s in CP, so I would definitely like to go there and have a meal." says Priyanka chopra
Noida (New Okhla Industrial Development Area) is situated in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh and came into administrative existence in 1976. It is home to high rise buildings, malls, media houses and commercial markets.
"If ever I get a chance, I would like to visit Noida, because my best friend Tamanna, who is an air hostess lives there. I would like to go around with her and see places where she hangs out." says Priyanka chopra
First Published: Dec 22, 2011 18:02 IST