September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020


Ridma Weerawardena

Compiled by Ashwini Vethakan

Ridma Weerawardena is a Sri Lankan musician and performing artiste

Favourite Things

Q: Do you have a favourite cuisine?
A: Depends on my mood – right now, I’m craving some kebab

Q: Favourite musician…
A: A. R. Rahman

Q: What’s your special cocktail or beverage?
A: Gin and tonic

Q: Preferred genres of movies…
A: Comedy and horror

Stuff of Dreams

Q: If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be?
A: I’d like to be able to read minds

Q: Which fictional character would you be most excited to meet in real life?
A: Among many, I’d be most excited to meet a Minion

Q: Your dream holiday would be…
A: Seeing the northern lights

Q: Who would play you in the movie of your life?
A: I’d play the role myself – simply to make it more realistic

This and That

Q: What are you most passionate about?
A: Creating good vibrations

Q: Which three words best describe you?
A: Simple, mysterious and impulsive

Q: Three things you’d be lost without…
A: I don’t think I’ll be lost without anything – I’ll find an alternative

Q: What was the last gift you gave someone?
A: A bottle of wine

Q: If you could be from any other decade or era, which would it be?
A: The time when Sigiriya was a kingdom

Q: Any pet peeves?
A: Self-obsession and ego

Q: What would you consider a good theme song for your life?
A: It keeps changing from time to time – currently, it’s an upcoming song of mine about the moon

Q: Are you more of a hunter or gatherer?
A: A bit of both

Deep and Meaningful

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve received?
A: ‘Take it easy’

Q: If you could have any three people (dead or alive) over to dinner, who would they be?
A: Ravana, Ptolemy and Kajol

Q: What’s the best thing about working in the entertainment industry?
A: The genuine love and appreciation of the audience, and the fact that it’s almost like living in a soap opera – filled with drama

Q: How would you like life to be in 20 years?
A: Chilled and happy, somewhere on top of a mountain

Q: A little-known fact about you…
A: I’m a terpsichorean (figure it out)

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