Friendly Fridays Chapter 52: Actor Manjot Singh

This week on Friendly Fridays we have with us Manjot Singh who carved a niche for himself in the film industry with his roles in Udaan, Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Fukrey and Student of The Year.

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He’s funny, he’s witty.

Let’s just start this rendezvous with him, right away!


Team ED: What projects are you currently working on?

Manjot Singh: I am working in a film called AZHAR- Balaji production to be released on 19th May 2016. The film is based on Mohammad Azharuddin’s life -Starring Emran Hashmi, Nargis Fakhri, Prachi Desai, Lara Dutta, Gautam Gulati, Karan Vir, Kunal Roy Kapoor and I am playing the role of Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Before that I completed SNAFU (Situation Normal All Fucked Up) starring Abhay Deol, release date is yet to be decided.


Team ED: What’s the plus point of being part of our film industry?

Manjot Singh: You get fame as well as  money.


Team ED: One annoying habit that you can’t seem to shake off?

 Manjot Singh:  I make weird sound with my fingers which annoys my family and friends a lot.

Team ED: What would one find in your browser history?

Manjot Singh: YouTube

Team ED: Favourite hangout place in Delhi?

Manjot Singh: Cyber Hub in Gurgaon

Team ED: What’s the excuse you use most often to get out of work?

Manjot Singh: If I have  work in Delhi & I don’t wanna be a part of it, I usually say I am in Mumbai & vice-versa.

Team ED: If you could give up one thing, which one would it be? Sense of taste or humour?

Manjot Singh: It’s a tough one but yeah sense of taste.

Team ED: One celebrity you would love to have you follow on Twitter?

Manjot Singh: Akshay Kumar

Team ED: One movie that never fails to make you laugh?

Manjot Singh: 3 Idiots

Team ED: What’s that one question you hate to answer?

Manjot Singh: When people ask me ‘wassup’?

Team ED: Your answer to all those who make fun of the ‘Baarah baj Gayye joke’ 

Manjot Singh: Most people don’t know the reality. It’s a long story & I just ignore it. Kuch to log kahenge, logo ka kaam hai kehna.

Team ED: If you had a chance to rename these movies what would you keep them as? 

Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo: Dhan He Dhan Paayo
Dil Dhadakne Do: Dil Zoro Se Dhadakne Do
Happy New Year: Better Luck next year
Sholay: Kitney Aadmi The?

Team ED: Rapid fire: 

Favourite conversation: Money matters
Favourite music genre: Romantic
Stress buster: Beer
Periods: Bunk
Pizza: Thin crust
Word you use the most: arre arre arre
Fukrey or Oye lucky lucky Oye: Fukrey
Plane/train/car: Train


Team ED: One message for your ED readers?
Manjot Singh: Please keep your city clean.


Thanks a ton Manjot for your fun responses. We had a great time chatting up with you.

All the very best for your next movie.


With that it’s a wrap of this edition of Friendly Fridays.

See you again next Friday with another fun and friendly interview.

Adios!


(Interview Conceptualised by Pratishtha Mahajan)

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