Director of Soraya Jewelry
This and That
Q: Three words that best describe you…
A: Caring, funny and real
Q: What is the best advice you’ve received?
A: Don’t let others get you down – find the happiest version of yourself and live it each day
Q: And what does Sri Lanka mean to you?
A: Home sweet home
Q: Your pet peeve is…?
A: Someone who can’t say that he or she is sorry for something he or she did
Q: The first thing you notice when meeting someone…
A: His or her smile
Q: What is the most delightful word you can think of?
A: Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable
Q: Day of the week
Q: Celebrity crushes
A: Richard Gere, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale and Tom Cruise – I don’t really have one but I like these actors
Q: Most passionate about
A: Family, friends, fashion and philanthropy
Q: Preferred beverage
Q: Most watched movie genres
A: Fantasy, drama and science fiction
Stuff of Dreams
Q: Who are the individuals with whom you’d want to collaborate?
A: Deepika Padukone and Darshi Keerthisena – and other local as well as international artistes
Q: A childhood fantasy…
A: To be Supergirl
Q: What’s an ambition that you are yet to achieve?
A: To see my jewellery go global and being worn by movie stars
Q: You’re most inspired by…
A: People who make their dreams a reality
Q: What are your other inspirations?
A: Those who stand up for justice, freedom and liberty for all
Q: If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be?
A: Time travel
Deep and Meaningful
Q: Are there any moments to which you would like to go back?
A: Time spent with my dad who passed away when I was seven
Q: A little-known fact about you…
A: I am an open book most of the time
Q: What’s the best thing about your career?
A: I get to be an entrepreneur, express my creativity and meet interesting people
Q: And what do you want to be remembered for?
A: Being a good mom and changing at least one person’s life for the better
Q: Three things you would be lost without…
A: Passport, jewellery and perfume
Q: Your motto
A: Forgive, love, live and let live