Cosmopolitan August 2018 - Page 85

The Cosmo Quiz
men , but I think it ’ s mostly professional competition , which is usually healthy . It does tend to get a little difficult to make real friends — female friends — at work , but I have managed to make a bunch of them . When we chat , we genuinely mean well for each other .” The opportunity to meet and make a girl-gang in Bollywood doesn ’ t always present itself , though . “ I don ’ t end up working with too many female actors ,” Kriti admits . “ You ’ re mostly working with male co-actors so there is also not a lot of space to meet women .”
Rumour has it that she has been meeting a certain male actor , though . And despite denials from both sides , reports of her alleged relationship with Sushant Singh Rajput refuse to die down . Is she tired of being asked about her love life ? “ I think that ’ s a question people will ask until you get married ,” she smiles . And then , a clarification : “ And no , I am not seeing anyone .” If she were to , however , they ’ d better have a great connection . “ My list of must-haves in a guy could be 10,000 points long , but first and foremost , I should genuinely connect with a person . We should be able to have a great conversation . I love a guy with humour , but I also appreciate honesty and ambition . I ’ m drawn to people who have dreams , and the drive to do something in life .” She continues : “ In love , I really think it ’ s important that you don ’ t try to change yourself completely for somebody . Unless , of course , it ’ s a bad habit and the change will make you a better person . But don ’ t change yourself to impress somebody because you can ’ t be this fake person for the rest of your life . And never let go of your dreams and aspirations for someone because you will eventually regret it and blame that person , so it ’ s very important to be independent for your own sake .”
She pauses . The giant , stuffed zebra in the corner watches us with its glassy eyes .
And then Kriti laughs , a warm , genuine , happy laugh .
“ I didn ’ t know this was going to be a serious interview ! I ’ m glad .” n
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The Cosmo Quiz

1 . The first thing I do when I get up is have a lot of water .
2 . And the last thing I do before going to bed is put my phone on charge .
3 . The funniest T-shirt I own says ‘ Tell me and I ’ ll do it tomorrow ’... it ’ s so me !
4 . The best thing about being an A-lister is that you can reserve a table in your favourite restaurant , even when it ’ s at full capacity !
5 . I feel the sexiest when I ’ m wearing a really short dress with thigh-high boots . I have long legs and I feel like it really suits me .
6 . When it comes to love , I really value sweet gestures ... I ’ m not into materialistic things at all .
7 . One day , I would really like to buy my mom a house with a huge garden , preferably with a sea view .
8 . My current make-up musthaves include many products from Faces Canada . I ’ m in love with their Ultime Pro Primer and Second Skin Foundation — both very lightweight and long-lasting . The Ultime Pro Heavenly Lashes Mascara will make your lashes look like falsies . And , oh , the Ultime Pro Matte Lip Colours are gorgeous — the colour just doesn ’ t budge !
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