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October 13, 2009

Tagged: With An Award

Sunil gave away the award which took me by surprise. Thanks for the award Sunil.

The award comes with a tag which as usual took a long time as I was scratching my head for the answers. This is what I could up with:

1. What is your current obsession?
I, me and myself

2. What are you wearing today?
Now, T-shirt and shorts

3. What's for Dinner?
Chicken dish

4. What are you listening to right now?
Pardesi from Dev D

5. What do you think about the person who tagged you?
Someone with a sense of humor, a book lover and likes to click pictures. Knows what he wants from life.

I hope I did justice :)

6. If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
An unexplored remote island like the one found by Robin Crusoe.

7. What are your must-have pieces for summer?
Nothing (if its clothes related). Living in Bombay means a long summer except when the rain decides to cool the place.

8. If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour, where would you go?
Taj Mahal & Angkor Wat, Cambodia

9. Which language do you want to learn?
Sanskrit, Kannada, Malayalam

10. What's your favorite quote?
Don’t have any favorite as such but for now I like this one:
“If we act out of fear and not hope we get bitter and not better”
— Jesse Jackson

11. Who do you want to meet right now?
My naatku niece

12. What's your favorite colour?
Light Blue

13. What is your favorite piece of clothing in your closet?
Black T-Shirt with a White Tiger image

14. What is your dream job?
I have two dream jobs
1) To own a media production company, shoot short films and produce TV shows something on the lines of the Alva brothers or may be different.

2) Entrepreneur.

15. What's your favorite magazine?
Reader's Digest.

16. If you had $100 now, what would you spend it on?
I would probably save some and spend the rest on clothes.

17. What do you consider as fashion faux pas?
Govinda’s fashion statement

18. Who according to you is the most over-rated style icon?
Megan Fox, her face looks odd and the ‘sexy’ tag puts me in a mystery.

19. What kind of haircut do you prefer?
The one that makes me look good

20. What are you going to do after this?
Take a nap.

21. What are your favorite movies?
This puts me in a tight spot. I have a long list of them and don’t remember names of the few. So here is what I could recall.


Bombay to Goa, Amol Palekar & Hrishikesh Mukherjee Movies (don’t remember the names), Andaz Apna Apna, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Dil Chatha Hain, Lakshya, Hyderabad Blues, Teen Deewarien, Nayak, Taxi No. 9211, Ek Chalis ki Last Local, Dev D 13B. There are a few others that I am missing out on.

Remember the Titans, Ron Howard movies, Die Hard Series, Stranger than fiction, Terminator Returns, 1408, Ed TV, Hero (Dustin Hoffman), Kill Bill series, Freedom Writers, Harry Potter series, Enemy at the gates, The Bucket List, Bourne series, Monster House, Sixth sense and many more.

22. What are three cosmetic/ makeup/perfume products that you can't live without?
Shaving kit does the trick (That too I use because I don’t want to scare away people)

23. What inspires you?
The ability to make a difference.

24. Give us three styling tips that always work for you:
1) Be Yourself
2) Smile, always works
3) Wear what looks good on you, not what you think

25. Coffee or tea?

26. What do you do when you are feeling low or terribly depressed?
I eat, call someone, surf the net, walk or jot down those thoughts.

27. Which other blogs do you love visiting?
The ones on my Blogroll and Google Reader.

28. Favorite Dessert/ Sweet?
Anything that tastes good.

29. Favorite Season?
Rainy season.

30. If I come to your house now, what would u cook for me?
Won’t snacks do? I can cook an omelet and toast some bread.

31. What is the right way to avoid people who purposefully hurt you?
Give them something back that they were not prepared for.

32. What are you afraid of the most?
Fear of fear.

33. My question (Borrowed from Sunil): Funniest one-liner you've ever heard?
That I should get a degree/award for being a “Friend of Lovers”.

I pass on this award & tag to Meena, Grayquill, Rakesh, Shruti & Mad Alpha Moggie for having such wonderful blogs.


The Mad Alpha Moggie said...

LOL, for someone who knows me not, you sure knew how to get me out here at break-neck speed...
:) :)
Just can't resist surprises..
Thank you for the Award...
I know I rarely comment here, but please know that I do enjoy reading your posts and I consider it an honour to have received this award from you...
About the tag, well, as much as I would like to crib about having to rack my brains for answers, I must say I am looking forward to this because this is my very first tag!..
Thank you Survivor...

Rakesh Vanamali said...

Many congratulations on the award and thanks very much for passing it on to me!

A very interesting tag! Could guage quite a lot about the person that you are!

The Survivor said...


You deserve it, all yours :)

@ Rakesh

You deserve it Mate.

Did I said too much? :)

Shruti said...

honestly n well done :)
thanks for thinking of me while passing on the awards. I'm touched :)
Btw.. I like ur ways of revenge >:)

Winnie the poohi said...

You are such a movie buff!! :D

And thank you for the award :D the tag will be done soon :D I love being tagged :D

Sunil said...

Hey, You justified the tag. And I really adore your blog. That's why your name striked me first.
Have a nice day :)

Sunil said...

Happy Diwali!
May you have happiness & success.

Have fun.

The Survivor said...

@ Shruti

Somebody has to teach a lesson :)

@ Winnie

Yeah that I am :)

The Survivor said...

Wish you a Happy Diwali too Mate

Thanks for the wishes.

Shanu said...

Cool tag..i cldnt for the life of me have the patience to do a 33 pointer tag..ek baar kiya tha..22 pointer..jaan adhi ho gayi thi..but yes i agree with most of these comments...u have done justice to the tag!! :)

Deepika said...

Interesting tag... I love coffee though :) :)

Rashmi said...

hey.. thanks for the wishes. hope u had a great diali

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your award and as usual the tag tells us a lot about the blogger... like you will choose to save some and spend the rest on clothes, shows how honestly you did the tag :)

The Survivor said...

@ Shanu

Took quite a while Phew!! Thanks

@ Deepika

Thanks, I don't mind a change :P

The Survivor said...

@ Rashmi

I hope you had a great one too. My sadly was spend in sickness