What makes Ranvir Shorey #Flip?
Photography by Joy Datta

What makes Ranvir Shorey #Flip? #Throwback Thursday

Before you go flipping over this great actor's new web series, Flip, you've got to know these fun facts about Ranvir Shorey!

Contextualize yourself in one line?
Work in Progress.

First memory of acting? 
Baptism by Fire.

The one artist (from any genre) who you can’t stop admiring? 
Daniel Day-Lewis.

First realization of the 21st century?

First realization of being Indian? 
Class 5 history lesson.

The one recent political occurrence that you feel has changed the shape of 21st century India? 

If you were written about in the newspaper now on the front page, what would the headline say? 
Man at work.

Your coming-of-age moment? 
Yet to happen.

Your more often than not hang out? 

Favourite thirst quencher? 
Lemon Barley Squash.

The best thing to spread on toast?
Liver Pate.

Do you recycle? 
I try.

The one ritual in your life you can’t do away with? 
Brushing my teeth.

The day you realized the power of mass-media? 
When a tabloid carried a full front page story about me that was completely fabricated.

Which ‘ism’ do you most relate to?

The equation between knowledge, money and power for you equals? 
Knowledge plus money equals power.

The metaphysical or physical, which tract does your mind prefer? 

Freedom for you means? 

If the world were ending in 10-minutes time what would you do? 
Rush to be with my family and friends.

The one experience/incident that has most influenced you? 
Birth of my son.

The one historical event you would love to have been a part of?
The invention of the wheel.

What about acting evokes emotion in you?
That it’s as much a study of the external as it is of the internal.

One lesson in life you have learnt and want to pass on? 
Shit happens!

Your greatest achievement? 
I’ve managed to carve out more of a name in this business than my father.

The one question you hate being asked during an interview? 
All numbered ones.

Your platform moment...When I went from being behind the camera to in front of it.

One actor you would've loved to work with? 
Marlon Brando.

One film you just can’t get enough of?
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron.

One director you can’t wait to work with?
Rajkumar Hirani.

Your most memorable performance so far? 

If you were not an actor who do you think you would be? 
Assistant Director.

Your USP? 
Willingness to learn.

What are you high on these days?
A lot of things but mostly, love.

The one thing desperately lacking in the Indian film industry? 

If you were a super hero your powers would be...
To free the mind.

If you were a fly on the wall, whose wall would it be?
Scarlett Johansson.

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