All pretty and petite
You’ve seen her sing, you’ve seen her dance and you’ve seen her chat up some of the best names in the cricket world. Don’t you think it’s time we chatted her up? VIDYA KISHOREKUMAR in conversation with the extra innings girl Shibani Dandekar …
What’s happening on the work front?
I have received quite a few offers and am still in talks. You will most likely see me in some Bollywood and Marathi movies. I will surely continue doing TV and live events, both performance and hosting.
Singing, anchoring or modeling— what do you enjoy the most?
I genuinely enjoy dancing and singing. I would choose dancing over anything of the above. Dancing is not only my favourite fitness routine but I find great happiness in it.
Your best work till date is…
IPL has been an important part of my work career. It has been a fun journey so far. But I feel I did very innovative things in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and that according to me is my best work till date.
Were you a cricket buff before Extra Innings came along?
Yes absolutely. I followed the sport and knew what the sport was all about. I have lived in Australia and it’s also a cricket obsessed nation, not as much as India though.
What’s your trusted skincare regime?
Lancôme Night crème is something that I use religiously every night. Sunscreen is the one beauty ritual that I never stop using, whether I am in the sun or a cold environment because I have become used to it.
Share a few beauty tips you follow for radiant, flawless skin.
Adequate sleep is must and the most basic. Sleep is definitely the biggest key for radiant, flawless skin.
Which hairstyle are you sporting now?
My stylist has done a great job on my hair this season. I have shorter hair and light caramel hair colour.
Share some haircare tips…
I look after my hair a lot with Kérastase products, so I use everything from the colour shampoo, Elixir hair serum, leave-in conditioner, etc.
In your handbag, we will find …
Kiehl’s lip balm, Benefit tint, Lancôme Mascara, MAC eyeliner are few things I use and carry.
Your best feature is …
Which Bollywood personality has the most adorable skin according to you?
Riya Sen, Deepika Padukone and a lot of others have great skin.
Your favourite international beauty icon …
Beyonce is my favourite international beauty icon.
Your favourite cuisine is …
I love Thai food.
If you get a few hours of free time to yourself, you would …
I love utilising my time constructively. I keep myself busy. I go around the house fixing things, re-decorating. I do that after every major project.
If you weren’t in showbiz, you would have been …
I probably would’ve been a lawyer.