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Monday, Dec 09, 2019

All about Iqbal Khan

His roles in Kaisa Yeh Pyar Hai, Kkavyanjali and Kahiin To Hoga made him a star. Veenu Singh catches up with the star who is back on TV playing a don in Zee's latest serial, Waaris.

tv Updated: Aug 11, 2008 19:39 IST
Veenu Singh
Veenu Singh
Hindustan Times

His small screen roles in serials like Kaisa Yeh Pyar Hai, Kkavyanjali and Kahiin To Hoga made him a star. After a brief break, he is back on TV playing a don in Zee's latest serial, Waaris. Veenu Singh catches up with Iqbal Khan on Brunch's 'Personal Agenda'...

Would you like to be 16 again?
No, life is better now.

What car do you drive and what would you like to drive?
I drive a Hyundai Accent and wouldn't mind owning a Harley Davidson Cruiser one day

Your most recent purchase? Where did you buy it?
I picked up a pair of socks from Provogue.

The one film you can see again and again?
Thelma & Louise.

You get put off by people when they...
Are pretentious.

What attracts you in a woman?
Her simplicity

A childhood memory that's special to you?
While in boarding school (Lawrence School, Sanawar), all of us sneaked out to Chandigarh just one day before the exams and nobody even got to know!

When you get angry, you...
Scream. And I try not to be around people then.

If you woke up and found you'd turned into a woman, you would...
Go back to sleep. Or I'd make the most of it by going shopping with my wife who just loves it.

Three wishes you'd like a good genie to grant you?
One, to give me a hundred more wishes. Then, I'd want to be happy till I die. I guess after that I don't need any more wishes.

If you could remove one person from this earth, it would be...?
I don't think I have the right to do that.

If your partner cheated on you, you'd...
Try and forget everything about the partner

Your favourite outfit?
Jeans and T-shirt.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Frankly nothing.

The last holiday you went on?
Was to Kasauli. I had taken my wife there to show her my school.

Who or what sets your pulse racing?
A good script.

The restaurant you love going to?
Penne in Juhu and the paranthewala at Yusuf Sarai in Delhi.

Two ways in which you have changed in the last ten years?
Physically, I look 32 though I'm still 28. I have also stopped getting stressed.

The outdoor activity you love?
I love going for walks in the hills.

You don't believe in?
The word 'impossible.'

Your next move...
I don't strategise anything.