Siddharth Kumar Tewary’s Karamphaldata Shani marks the comeback of cricketer turned actor Salil Ankola. Salil opens up about himself!
A situation in your life, that you would describe as emotional atyachar?
My emotions are directly connected to good food. So not getting good food to eat is a terrible emotional atyachaar.
A man or woman who has bowed you over?
I guess the answer is Ria, my wife. She has completely not only bowed me over but bowled me over again and again
A myth about six- packs abs?
Having six pack abs does not mean that one is fit. He or she can be anorexic too.
After a long day at work, what do you love to gorge on?
My dream food is any mithai or loads of chocolate after a hard days work. But since I am allergic to both then realistically I would love great lamb chops and mashed potatoes.
How active are you on social media?
I have become active lately but not active enough according to my wife
What’s the worst song that’s been stuck in your head in recent times?
Recently I was in Lucknow and it was super cold and I was like Sarkaaye Lo Khatiya Jyaada Lage. Man I don’t understand from where this song popped up in my mind and I was humming it unknowingly.
What is the cheesiest compliment you have ever received?
I have had loads of that before and now it’s again started and it says like “YOU ARE THE APPROPRIATE PERSON FOR THE ROLE OF SURYA. YOU ARE TOO HOT.” And I can feel the heat right now. Well I don’t know whether to laugh cry or be embarrassed
A song that you can always dance to.
Badtameez Dil from Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani. I love the song and the moves.
A superpower you wish you had.
Power of healing. My father just got diagnosed with colon cancer and I wish I could just cure him completely and have him with us for ever.
A crisis situation in real life that is in fact quite funny.
After wearing the whole costume of Surya which takes me a good half an hour and then when my butt itches and I am totally helpless
A romantic gesture that never goes out of fashion
Candle light dinner, always numéro uno or a single red rose on the first date.
You get angry when?
I am taken for granted.
One character that you are dying to play?
Amitabh Bachchan’s character in Agneepath. Simply mind blowing.
Your first crush was at the age of?
All my crushes crushed me. Age eight, I guess. A girl called Sonya in my school whom I don’t remember how she looks anymore.
Philosophy of your life and favorite quote?
The fight is not lost when you get knocked down. It’s lost when you refuse to get up and my favorite quote – Always speak your mind. Someone feels bad it’s not my problem it’s theirs and I sure am relieved.