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Karun Chandhok, Formula One Driver Photo: Sandeep Saxena   | Photo Credit: Sandeep_Saxena

Karun Chandhok, F1 racer

I was a vegetarian for 24 years and 2 months, from the day I was born till 2008 when my physio and then teammate Bruno Senna convinced me it's better for me to have more protein.

My favourite non-sport subjects for reading or watching documentaries are politics and Indian history.

My biggest regret is that I didn't get a chance to fly on the Concorde before it was grounded. In some ways modern aviation is a rare example of how we've gone backward in engineering since the Concorde.

As told to Madhumitha Srinivasan

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Sonia Agarwal, Actor

I love white colour shoes. My favourite is Aldo.

I will never change my toothpaste; have to use Close Up Red in the mornings.

I love doing crying scenes especially because I love to use glycerine and cry.

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Bharath, Actor

I'm a district level footballer.

My favourite perfume is Paco Rabanne.

In the movie “Pattiyal” I actually held a steady cam and took two shots.

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Andrea, Singer, Actor

I know how to read and write Tamil.

I write with my right hand but do everything else using my left hand.

I have a tattoo of a dragonfly somewhere on my body.

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Priya Mani, Actor

I love collecting accessories.

I hate make-up except when am shooting.

I can't live without my blackberry.

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Trisha, Actor

I'm an adrenaline junkie and love adventure sports. Love bungee jumping, sky-diving and scuba diving. Will soon learn Para gliding too. Was in Ranthambore in the middle of Tigers following its trail

I have borderline OCD and like everything to be in place especially my shoes, bags, clothes, cosmetics and my collection of candles.

I love watching Merical tele-serials and I won a huge collection of Dvd's. In fact am watching Keifer Sutherlands 24 right now.

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Chinmayi Sripada, singer

I dislike shopping.

I bake and quite obsessively. I am a pro at eggless and vegan baking and also experiment with ice- creams.

I'm a Saarc Coucil awardee for my achievement in a niche industry for Blue Elephant.

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Tamannah, Actor

I would love to have pets especially a dog.

I don't like shopping.

I love rice and have to eat in every meal. Hence I eat brown rice.

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Reema Sen

I hate darkness. I cannot sleep without the lights.

I have to use the same shade of lipstick. The brand does not matter.

I love cleaning up. I need to have everything in order. In fact, many of my friends often greet me saying “Don't touch anything in my house” as soon as I walk in.

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Shriya Saran, Actor

I love Scuba Diving.

I'm a coffeeholic.

I love meditating

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Abbas, Actor

I'm hopelessly romantic.

I never give up without a fight.

I'm a man of my word.

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