Arjun Mathur Talks About His Favourite Things
I would say Goa, because it’s the easiest to get away to, and I also have a home there. Whenever I have the opportunity, my girlfriend and I, along with our cat, drive off to Goa and spend a week to 10 days there.
Khaosan Road, in Bangkok.
Tropic Thunder is an out-and-out comedy and is the ultimate diss take on films, film-making, actors and the acting process.
Rumour you’ve heard about yourself
The only thing I hear people asking about me is “Is he gay or is he straight?” Whenever people ask me, I give them an answer, but otherwise, what do I care?
Definitely a burger – ideally a beef burger with lots of cheese and bacon.
Bhenchod. It’s not even a cuss word any more, it’s like saying “Oh shit”.
Mine? Or my cat, or someone else’s? My favourite body part is probably the heart.
Thing to wear to bed
It’s really hard to pick a favourite memory, but I lost my mother when I was 13 years old, so honestly, every little thing I remember about her is my favourite memory.
A gentleman called Timothy Leary.
Just straight sex.
I drink a lot of Diet Coke, and really enjoy peanut butter and banana milkshake. With alcohol, it’s usually whisky, beer or gin – or wine.
I love memes, so I follow a bunch of meme handles. There’s also a lot of art you get to see on Instagram, so I’ve discovered a lot of art through the app.
Piece of tech
My Triumph Bonneville.
Side of the bed
It changes from bed to bed. If I’m sleeping alone, I like to create a pillow fortress around me and sleep in the centre. If it’s me and my girlfriend, we decide at that time.
Any of my light, pastel-coloured shirts. They are just light linen, and easy to handle in the summer.