In Bed With Rohan Vinod Mehra: “My 2am friend? My mum!”

Rohan Vinod Mehra’s stock made a strong impression when he competed against an actor like Saif Ali Khan in the stock market saga. bazaar (2018).

Movies attracted Rohan like a magnet, although his father, actor Vinod Mehra, died months before he was born. He grew up with his mother in Mombasa, a small beach town in Kenya, and completed a bachelor’s degree in business mathematics and econometrics at the University of Nottingham in England. But he was active in the university’s film company, directing student films and sending them to film festivals across the country.

Rohan has been playing the guitar for as long as he can remember. “It’s become a big part of me; it’s therapeutic. ”His diverse musical tastes include both Indian and Western classical music, funk, blues, soul, jazz, and even some hip-hop. He enthuses: “I also love to click on photos. I tend to drift towards street photography and portrait photography. ”

Name three things no one knows about you.

1. I’m addicted to coffee.

2. I grew up in Kenya, East Africa.

3. I don’t like cherry tomatoes.

What do you have on your bedside table?

The book I’m reading now, a little guitar and my laptop.

What do you not have on your bedside table but would like to have it?

A clock with an alarm clock. I rely too much on my cell phone.

Is the cell phone on your bed? How long can you stay without checking?

Yes it is. When I play my guitar, I can spend hours without checking it. Nowadays I play James Brown and Freddie King.

What do you read in bed

Always a novel. Classic or contemporary literature. My last readings-White teeth by Zadie Smith and Beautiful new world by Aldous Huxley.

Do you need white noise to help you fall asleep?

Yes. I usually listen to music through my headphones or watch a YouTube video play in the background.

Which side of the bed do you prefer?

Strangely enough, I sleep obliquely!

Describe yourself in a hashtag.

#curious

Bedside stories

Do you have a bedroom to yourself?

I live with my mother. I have my own room, but from time to time my dog ​​Pumba asks for my bed.

What do you wear in bed

T-shirt and pajama pants.

Who’s your boyfriend at 2 a.m.

My mother, she wakes up until 4 a.m.

If you were stuck on an island what would you do to fall asleep?

Of course, listen to the waves.

This or that?

George Clooney or Tom Hanks?

George Clooney.

Take the stairs or wait for the elevator?

Take the stairs.

Jog in the morning or work out in the evening?

Jog in the morning.

Gujarati thali or Chinese buffet?

Gujarati thali.

From HT Brunch, January 9, 2022

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