How crazy are you for food?
I am a complete food-o-holic. I love to eat.
What is your normal food schedule?
My breakfast is very irregular. Most of the times, it ends up being a brunch somewhere at 11.30 or 12. I avoid lunch, and have some snacks at 7 or 8 in the evening if I am working. If not, I will have a proper dinner at 7.
What is the type of food that delights you?
I am a total non-vegetarian. I love to have any dish that contains either fish or chicken.
What is the dish that you are most likely to order in an Indian restaurant?
I will order Tikka Masala.
Any dish you dislike?
I don’t like dishes that are made of bindi.
How do you start your day?
My day goes haywire if I don’t start it with a hot cup of tea.
Do you love to cook?
No, I don’t (smiles). Though I can cook anything and everything, I don’t manage my kitchen, my maid does!!
If you host a party, what are you likely to prepare?
Well, I cannot cook as well as host a party. So if at all, I throw a party, I will order food (grins).
You have a plump figure, so does that mean you hog a lot?
No, I eat normally, I don’t overeat at all. But I have this thyroid problem from childhood which has made me bulky.
Do you get advised by people to follow a proper diet?
Yes, I do get lots of advices. In fact, I can write a thesis on the diet advice I have got. Frankly speaking, I have tried all of them, but none worked for me..
Is there no advice that worked….
Ya, I think when I left carbohydrate food, I lost some kilos, but that was advised by my dietician.
Do you drink alcohol?
No, I don’t drink.
What is the strangest dish you have ever tried?
I was in Bangkok when some one suggested me to have a particular dish which is famous there. I ordered it and it was some kind of Insect dish.
Reporter and Author: Ranjini Nair