The Hyderabad Deccan English Daily

'I learn about gadgets from Arbaaz' - Actor Malaika Arora Khan

Actor Malaika Arora Khan is not a tech savvy person but doesn't mind learning about them from husband Arbaaz Khan . TWF correspondent Sreya Basu catches up with the gorgeous Bollywood item girl as she launched Taiwan Excellence Campaign 2012 organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in Mumbai.

Are you a tech-savvy person?

I don't believe I am technology savvy, but I decided to launch Taiwan Excellence Campaign because it is a great opportunity to get involved with so many different brands. Life is always a learning process and you are never too young or old to learn something.

So how do you learn about gadgets?

Whatever I have to learn about gadgets, I learn from my husband (actor-director Arbaaz Khan). He is very, very technology savvy and keeps me updating with the latest.

What Taiwanese products will you choose for your two famous item girl avatars-Munni (from Dabangg) and Anarkali (from Housefull 2)?

If I have to think from the perspective of 'Munni' I would have gone for cool Taiwanese headphones…they look quite interesting. As 'Anarkali' I would use Taiwanese external hard drive so that she can get music for her disco.

How is that one aspect in your life which you can never let go?

I am quite a travel bug. I love to travel. I am very adventurous whether it's in terms of adventure sports, travel, bag-packing, trains…whatever it takes to enjoy a place, I am absolutely open to that.

Every time I go to a new place, I try something different…whether it is skydiving, Bungee Jumping…I make sure whenever I travel to a new place, I learn something. I believe the experience and knowledge you can gather by travelling, no book can offer you that.

Do you prefer an 'all girls' trip or travel shouldn't be gender-centric?

It is essential to travel either as a part of an 'all girls' trip or an 'all boys' trip. That way you explore and enjoy far more.

Have you been to Darjeeling in North Bengal?

Unfortunately, I have never been to Darjeeling though I love Darjeeling tea. If I get a chance, I will surely visit the hill-station.

What do you have to say about people who every other day file a petition in a court if they find anything objectionable in a song or a film?

I would like to keep it very simple - if you don't like a particular film or song, don't watch or listen it.

Whenever there is an item number in a film, people expects you to do it…

That's a question everyone asks me but I don't have an answer to that. Every time somebody has a song in a film or a guest appearance, people ask me why I am not in it. But it's not physically possible for me to be seen in every item song. Somebody asked me why I am not in song (Character Dheela) in Ready (2011 film starring brother-in-law Salman Khan) since it was such a good one. But I can't possibly be part of everything. When I find it necessary for me to be a part of something or vice-versa, things definitely work out.

What's your take on the Pregnancy Clause in Bollywood which says actresses shouldn't get pregnant while they are working on a particular project?

I don't know how much these clauses are going to work and what will come out of it. It's understanding that matters. I remember, I was with MTV when I was pregnant and I had a great work relationship. When I got to know about my pregnancy, I informed them and they were very gracious about it and let me take my necessary break and even gave me the option to come back to work if I want. Pregnancy is something which just happens, you can't say 'Three months from now and I will be pregnant'. At the end of the day, it's about how much professional you are. You should have the presence of mind to inform people you are working with and they will understand.



No comments yet! Be the first one to leave a comment.

Add Comment


Latest Videos:
Theft at Kaladera, Malakpet, Hyderabad - 600 grams gold ornaments stolen Hyderabad gets over 11 cm rainfall in nine hours
Prostitutes broker murder case – 4 accused arrested by Kukatpally police Young man murdered by private financer in Vattepally, Falaknuma Police limits, Hyderabad

Related Articles:

Salman Khans official Dabangg 2 look goes Viral ..
Saif Ali Khan charged with assaulting South African businessman ..
Dabangg 3 will be a flashback: Salman Khan ..
Saif Ali Khan, Kapoor Kareena gear up for Delhi reception ..
Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoors nikaah at Pataudi Palace? ..
Gabbar Singh audio on April 7 at Tirupati ..
Delhi witnesses Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoors grand reception ..
Salman Khan denied UK visa for shooting new Movie Kick? ..
Does Salman give Chetan Bhagats script a boot? ..
Arms: Salman Khan to appear before court ..

Malaika Arora Khan walks on LFW 2014 ramp

Actress Malaika Arora Khan walked the ramp for designer Anju Modi at Lakme Fashion Week (Summer Resort) 2014 on Mar 15, 2014.

Images by Sandip

"Salman Khan is a great Star": Arbaaz Khan

Arbaaz Khan is very excited and nervous at the same time while his first directorial debut 'Dabangg 2' approaches the release date. Very few know Ar

"Madhuri Dixit is the Best": Anil Kapoor

The event was Color's Golden Petal Award 2012 to felicitate characters from their shows saw many Bollywood stars and Celebrities. Anil Kapoor and Sal

Dabangg 2 out on DVD!

Cast: Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Prakash Raj, Vinod Khanna, Arbaaz Khan

Directed By: Arbaaz Khan

DVD: Eros International


"Fevicol Se and Halkat Jawani are not same": Farah Khan

Farah Khan choreographed Kareena Kapoor in the item number 'Fevicol se' from the movie 'Dabangg 2', is thrilled with the roaring response to the s

Kareena Kapoor back to work with Dabangg 2

By: Faisal Saif.

Kareena Kapoor, the Begum of Pataudi, is now soon to resume her shoots. The actress returns to the film sets after her wedding

Movie Review: Dabangg 2

Cast: Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Prakash Raj, Arbaaz Khan, Mahie Gill, Vinod Khanna.

Directed By: Arbaaz Khan.

The wait is finally ove

Arjun and Mehr Rampal support Actor Hrithik Roshan's ex-wife Suzanne

Mumbai, Dec 19 (IBNS) Actor Hrithik Roshan's ex-wife Suzanne, who launched her boutique, Bandra 190, in Mumbai, saw the support of her close friends

Irrfan Khan is a fantastic actor!!! says Superhero actor, Andrew Garfield

Superhero actor Andrew Garfield who is all set to essay Spiderman recently visited Singapore to promote The Amazing Spiderman 2 for Earth Hour along w

Salman Khan reduces raunchiness in the Item Song for Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor the pataudi begum is about to resume her work with the shooting of the most hyped and awaited item number for Dabangg 2 called 'Fevico

Neil Nitin Mukesh's Fashion are Gadgets and not Clothes

By: Faisal Saif- The actor who not only has Good Looks, But also choose the role which stays in one's mind for a long time. The actor who choose unc

Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) 2013 latest report

Mumbai, August 26 2013: Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) is a bi-annual fashion event that takes place in Mumbai. Its Summer-Resort show takes place in Februa

Dabangg's Chulbul Pandey will now become a 'Game' Character

The famous Salman Khan Character 'Chulbul Pandey' from the movie Dabangg and Dabangg 2 will now turn into Game Character. Gamers across the country

Related News

Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Play..

Saif Ali Khan turns zombie killer..

Dabangg 2 poster released..

India's Got Talent season 5 contestant Akshat..

Kussum Arora debuts with Gulabi Gang..

India National News

Designs by Vikrant Makkar and Footwear Designer Swati Modo showcased at 2nd show of Girl In The City at ASOM Club, Dwarka in Delhi

New Delhi, 1 September 2014: Post the success of the first show of Girl In The City a new concept created by ASOM, the second show, held recently, saw some overwhelming response from the elite socialites from the party circuit.

ASOM, a newly opened club in Dwarka (Delhi), designed this concept with fashion parties to be held every Thursday at the luxurious location of Radisson Blu, Dwarka with fashion designers. The second show of Girl In The City showcased some incredible designs by Vikrant Makkar and footwear designer Swati Modo.
... Read More
Latest Headlines

Amit Shah to visit Mumbai, may meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

National Nutrition Week in Kolkata, to promote nutrition for every child

Experts says, NACO-NRHM integration will increase HIV infections

Four Nepalese held for smuggling sandalwood worth Rs. 2 Cr

18 held for gambling in five-star hotel: Delhi

RSS calls Kerala shutdown to protest leader K.T Manoj murder

Fifty BJP MPs stage dharna, protest against Uttar Pradesh government

Collaborate with industry, government: President Pranab Mukerjee

Bihar's flood-hit victims loot food grain from warehouse

BJP discussing Tamil Nadu local body polls

Uttarakhand shootout: High Court notice to CBI on convicts pleas

Smriti Z Irani during the book launch of

Powerful Ziddi Dil song from Mary Kom mo

Road to Safety: Campaign launched by Roa

Gopa Sabhrawal, Vice Chancellor of the N

This page was created in 0.15718793869 seconds