Tannishtha Chatterjee made her debut in Bollywood back in 2003 with Swaraj and won us over with her acting skills and modesty. To this day, she has the same spirit in her as she had when she started off in the glamour world years ago.
Team FashionLady had an exclusive interview Ms. Chatterjee, and believe us when we say this – it was a lot of fun! Getting to know a celebrity is very exciting. But getting to know them and realising that they are as down to earth as we commoners are!
While we were chatting up with Tannishtha Chatterjee we spoke about fashion, beauty, style and health! The beautiful actress also revealed her beauty secrets.
Did you guys know? Tannishtha Chatterjee is the dare to bare kind? For her upcoming movie, the actress will be seen sans makeup! Keep reading to find out more about her!
FL: Is Tannishtha Chatterjee a typical Bengali lady?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: A global citizen, never lived in Bengal. But somewhere still a Bengali.
FL: Do you receive a lot of compliments from your International fans for your beautiful Bengali features – those big beautiful eyes, the clear glowing complexion and a smile to die for?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: Hmmm…
FL: How good are you with compliments?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: Very shy… I never know how to respond to compliments especially when it comes to physical attributes.
FL: What is ‘Fashion’ to you?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: Confidence with aesthetics.
FL: Do you believe in comfort fashion or are you one of those who tries new Fashion trends?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: I mostly follow comfort fashion. Having said that sometimes I do follow trends.
FL: Most celebrities have a favourite Fashion Designer. Who is yours?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: I like many designers. Indian designers are innovating a lot these days.
FL: Since there is a lot of travel involved in your profession, how do you take care of your skin and your health?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: I follow natural regimes. Eat well and try catch up on sleep and exercise.
FL: Name the 5 beauty essentials that are there in your handbag right now.
Tannishtha Chatterjee: Lip balm, moisturizing cream, sunscreen, comb and sunglasses.
FL: How did you bag the role in Gour Hari Dastaan?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: Ananthji called me and gave me the script. I liked the script, the role and the people involved in it. It was simple. And it has been a fabulous experience working with Ananthji and his whole team.
FL: How was it working with Konkona Sen Sharma?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: We did not have any scenes together, but coco and I are friends so it is always good to have her.
FL: How different is your character in Gour Hari Dastaan when compared to your other films?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: It is the first time I played a journalist. And I always like the first times, if you know what I mean.
FL: We have heard that you will be going sans makeup for a couple of scenes in Gour Hari Dastaan. Is this true?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: There is no makeup for my character in the film. Just kajal (kohl) in a few scenes. But no base.
FL: Does that mean there will be absolutely no makeup or some traces of nude makeup?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: Like I said. No base at all.
FL: Any hair care tip that you would like our FashionLady readers to know?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: I think hair oil is the best. But then it depends on hair type and skin type. There can’t be any blanket hair tip.
FL: Tannishtha Chatterjee’s advice on beauty to FashionLady readers?
Tannishtha Chatterjee: To me, beauty is about confidence and originality. It goes beyond standardized parameters of beauty. We all need to find that in ourselves.
We have a few rapid fire questions for you.
1. High End Fashion Or Street Fashion?
Both, depending on the occasion.
2. Healthy Living or a Food Junkie?
3. Heels or Flats?
4. Gowns or Sarees?
Again depending on the occasion.
So, well. That was one interesting interview we had with Tannishtha Chatterjee. Before we close this, we would like to ask you all. Is it just us, or could you guys connect to her as well? We think Tannishtha Chatterjee is very down to earth (like we already mentioned earlier) and she’s just like any of us, and of course a brilliant actress!