Sumaiya Shimu is a popular name in the Bangladesh TV scene, regularly appearing in TV dramas, serials and tele-films. The wide-smiling actor recently answered a bunch of off-beat questions from The Daily Star.
Do you receive anonymous calls?
Shimu: Anonymous or not; I normally receive all calls.
What do you usually do after returning home from a shoot?
Shimu: Just unwind and relax.
Do you frequently visit your village home?
Shimu: Very rarely. I went there, in Narail, last year after a long hiatus of over a decade.
How often do you go to the kitchen market?
Shimu: I go there occasionally, but I often visit shopping chains like Meena Bazar and Family Need.
Tea of Coffee?
Shimu: Tea; green tea, to be more specific.
Who do you like cooking for?
Shimu: My favourite people.
How often do you make your bed and organise your room?
Shimu: Everyday, without fail.
Which are the things you never leave house without?
Shimu: My cell phone, sunglasses, wallet and lipstick.
Where you do shop?
Shimu: I buy my cosmetics, shoes and bags from abroad. Besides, I go to New Market, Gausia and Basundhara City to pick up essentials.
Who accompanies on your shopping sprees?
Shimu: My eldest sister.
Which brands of perfumes do you go for?
Shimu: Armani, Chanel and Dolce & Gabana.
Favourite travel destinations in the country?
Shimu: Rangamati and Cox's Bazar
What you usually do when you are angry with someone?
Shimu: I stay aloof.
Who calls you most endearingly?
Shimu: My mother.