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Kalki Koechlin—the believer

THE ASIAN AGE. | PRATYUSHA CHATTERJEE
Published : Apr 21, 2019, 12:11 am IST
Updated : Apr 21, 2019, 12:11 am IST

Believe in what you do that is the secret mantra for actress Kalki Koechlin.

Kalki Koechlin
 Kalki Koechlin

Kalki, known for her fierce, unconventional identity in the industry, has brought the same authenticity to her work. She goes on to explain, “I always value products that have a story. With its commitment to vegetable tanning and slow craftsmanship, it has been one of the brands I have admired for years. When Dilip suggested the theme of adventure I got quite excited thinking of my own trips and the kind of bags I would want to carry every day. The core idea of being courageous and stepping up to a challenge helped us come up with some bold modern designs.” In its second collaboration with actor, the lifestyle group celebrates her love for adventure, being fearless and candid, and most importantly being free-spirited. From strong beliefs in equality and women’s rights to admiration for their hometown - Pondicherry, Hidesign and Kalki share a lot in common. Dilip Kapur commenting on this says, “Kalki’s clarity of thought and personal style has shaped this collection. This time our focus was on the fighter, the achiever in Kalki and the theme of the collection She Loves Adventure represents the kind of woman our customers aspire to be - ambitious, independent and glamorous”.

Rapid fire with Kalki

 

Apart from all this here’s are some facts about the actress on other aspects of her life which will definitely help one understand her a tad bit more:

Take onairport trends

I recently found out people pay photographers to show up at the airport. I naively thought they were just hanging out there for celebrity snaps. I've been snapped many times by chance, in joggers and big hoodies and half sleepy. You know, it’s fine, but I’m not going to dedicate a big part of my
life to it.

Common things in her handbag

The book I'm reading, wet wipes, sunglasses and lipstick.

Fashion inspiration

By time constraints and present moods.

 

Theatre or cinema

Mum or dad? How can I choose?

Bollywood only concentrating on biopics

I wasn't aware that was the trend. Saw fathers of Kashmir, Gully Boy and Photograph, none of them were biopics.

Favourite leisure activity

Swimming in lakes and rivers far from any industry or settlements.

About acting career

I love my job. I hate the uncertainty.

Greatest treasure as a woman

Not taking my freedom for granted.

If not an actor

A criminal psychologist.

Secret tips for staying so gorgeous

Drink water, narial, neembu paani regularly, get a strong sunblock and carry a hat.

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