Stars & summers

What do your favourite stars, who look so cool on-screen, do when it turns sweltering in this part of the world? Read on and adapt some tips..

Lilette Dubey, actor

I have memories of beautiful summer holidays spent in Srinagar, Pahalgam, Shimla, Mussoorie and putting up in old lovely colonial guesthouses in hillstations. We spent cold evenings there around warm fire, playing scrabble and reading. I have distinct memories of my family taking long walks and enjoying nature. I loved living on a houseboat on the Dal Lake and fishing when Kashmir was green, beautiful and terror-free!

Parmeet Sethi, director

Summer for me is lots of nimbu paani, lassi and mangoes that used to be an integral part of my childhood.

Mona Lamba, fashion designer

Summers in my home town Kolkata are not only hot but extremely humid. My mother was good with making clothes, she stitched white cotton clothes for us which were so uncomfortable.

As told to Shashank Chouhan of


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