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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.


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.


(Interview Conceptualised by Pratishtha Mahajan)
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