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My Life My Style: Vikram Chandra, CEO of NDTV

Who's behind The Big Fight?

Malavika Sangghvi  |  Mumbai 

Vikram Chandra

Best professional moment: Becoming the first TV journalist to film the heights and the living conditions on the Siachen glacier.

Current books on your bedside: by and by

Massage or workout to de-stress: Neither!

Designs that have caught your eye recently: MacBook Air. B and W Zeppelin.

Your IT tools: IPad,

Favourite fashion designer:

Favourite spirit: Laphroaig.

Favourite wine: Nothing fancy.

Favourite champagne: Don’t drink it.

Your sleeping ritual: Zzzzz….

Favourite TV show: The Big Fight? Oh ok, 24.

Best gift received: iPhone.

Best gift given: iPhone!

Favourite cuisines: Chinese, Japanese.

What food items do you like to shop for? Why? Whole grain mustard. Because my wife loves it!

Newspaper TV channels and websites you prefer: Other than ours? HT, Times, Express, Mail Today. The NYT site is good.

On a plane do you prefer to network, sleep or catch up on films and reading? Films and reading.

Fancy coffee or masala tea: Coffee. Always.

Can you cook? What? I used to, in college.

Spaghetti. Chilli con carne. And meat curry!

Do you fill customer feedback forms? Why? Yes, once in a while. When they insist.

Are you a beach or mountain person? Beach!!! No contest.

Your cologne: Xs.

What’s your weekday breakfast like? And weekend? Don’t eat a very heavy breakfast.

Your current set of wheels: Accord, but it’s falling apart; so need suggestions.

In the car, is it sleep or cell for you? Cell.

God for you is: The ocean.

Favourite Restaurant: Pindi.

Workday lunch is: Eaten quickly.

Your workout regime: When I get the time.

Your ideal holiday: Bumming around on a beach somewhere.

First Published: Sat, August 13 2011. 00:51 IST