“I love sunglasses”: Tisca Chopra

Tisca Chopra

She is known for her unconventional roles in Bollywood, but what everyone doesn’t know is that she’s also a writer and a social worker. It was a happy coincidence that Lenskart got to chat with this lovely lady, Tisca Chopra. A Yoga enthusiast and an uber-chic doting mother, Tisca has been a part of some well-recognised roles such as the one in Taare Zameen Par.

Excerpts from our interview:

LK: With a busy schedule, how do you keep yourself so fit and your skin so glowing?

TC: I do Yoga every day. It’s my fitness mantra. I also have a two-year old who keeps me on my toes. But above all, eating well and staying happy is the most important thing in life.

Tisca chopra in tare zameen pe

LK: Do you love travelling? Tell us about your favourite travelling destinations.

TC: My husband is a pilot and I love travelling. I would say New York and London are my favourite places to go to. I absolutely love those two cities.

LK: What are some of the essentials you absolutely have to carry when you travel?

TC: Well, it’s my cell phone, extra batteries for my cell phone, mascara and lip-gloss.

Tisca Chopra (2)

LK: Do you have a style destination which you can always go back to?

TC: Style destination would have to be my stylists.

LK: What is your definition for style?

TC: Whatever looks comfy! See, style for me is all about feeling comfortable and feeling good.

LK: Tell us one fashion trend you’d like to do away with and why?

TC: Leggings, there’s no doubt in that. Leggings are just lazy dressing.

LK: Do you love sunglasses? Do you think they add to your style quotient?

TC: Yes, I love sunglasses. And they can absolutely add to your style quotient. But flaunting sunglasses inside is an absolute No-No. Sunnies are for the sun.

LK: Do you have any favourite pair?

TC: Vintage sunglasses are my favourite. There’s a vintage shop call ‘Sunny Sun’ in New York where they have some of the most adorable pairs.

LK: Do you follow any fashion trends?

TC: Not particularly. I have a strong sense of style. But with summers here, vibrant colours are what I’m looking forward to.

LK: Do you have any fashion fetish we don’t know about?

TC: Well, for me, it’s all about ‘tight at the waist’.

LK: Which of your features do you think best describes you?

TC: My eyelashes. And to accentuate them, I would put on some mascara. I’m also mad about mascaras.

LK: If a 12 or 13-year-old comes up to you for style tips, what would you say?

TC: Do nothing! Staying natural is the most beautiful. My two-year old often comes up to me asking for nail polish or lipstick. Like, “Mummy nail polish”“Mummy lipstick”. So, I can imagine how a thirteen year old will be like.


So much simplicity with so much fame! Isn’t that amazing?

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