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Getting to know the euphoric Palash Sen

Meet doctor, songwriter, actor, singer, composer, wannabe phantom - Palash Sen.

music Updated: Nov 12, 2011 19:14 IST
Veenu Singh
Veenu Singh
Hindustan Times

Sun sign
Virgo-Libra cusp. Born on the day of the equinox

St Columba’s, Delhi and University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi

What you are doing currently?
Just released our new album, Item offering nine different ‘items’

Palash SenBirthday?

September 23

Home town?
New Delhi

Low point of your life?
Death of my father in 1992

First break?
Getting through medical school and first album Dhoom

Doctor, songwriter, actor, singer, composer, wannabe phantom

High point of your life?
Birth of my kids, Kinshuk and Kyna

Which character from Sholay do you most resemble and why?
Gabbar Singh, since I’m the leader of a band of lovable scoundrels. Aak Thooo!

I would turn gay for...
Palash Sen!

If you were given a chance to remake Kites, the movie, what would you do.
I would not take the chance, even if I was offered El Dorado for it.

The last line of your autobiography would read…
Alvida, shukriya, See you later.

One song that describes your current state of mind?
The title song from my new album. Called Item, it is a silly, happy, fun song that describes my current euphoric state.

What would we find in your fridge right now?
Leftover skeletons.

How would you explain Twitter to your grandmother?
I would say it means – To Write Irrelevant Twisted Text Ensuring Rubbish.

You wouldn’t be caught dead wearing…
If I’m dead, then what difference does it make what I’m wearing?

The stupidest thing you’ve ever heard?
The dialogues in any of the current Hindi films.

The one place where you would never get yourself tattooed?
My soul!

What is the last thing you bought under Rs.10?
My freedom.

If a spaceship landed in your backyard, what would you do?
Euphoria would do a concert for the aliens and try scoring a record deal on their planet. (Our music is alien anyway).

The most clichéd answer you’ve ever given in an interview.
I’m a doc who rocks!

The most overrated movie/book?
In terms of movie, it has to be any Salman Khan film. And in books, it’s Arundhati Roy’s God of Small Things.

If you were an ice-cream, what flavour would you be?

Your most irrational fear…
Waking up one day and finding out that I’m not Phantom anymore.

The one lie you got away with?
I will call you back!

Where did you spend your last summer?
In a studio in New York where we were busy mixing for our new album.

What’s the biggest surprise you’ve ever given your date?
She married a doctor who turned out to be a rocker.

How many pairs of blue jeans do you have?
73! can’t do without blue

Your darkest fantasy?
My darkest fantasy is called Tyra Banks

If you could peep into anyone’s house, whose house would it be?
I would love to peep into sonia gandhi’s house for sure

From HT Brunch, November 13

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First Published: Nov 12, 2011 17:00 IST

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