What one word would describe you?
What inspires you?
Chaos – I always see amazing opportunities to invent through a window of chaos
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Island hopping in Greece
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
What was your favourite journey?
An impulse trip to Japan!!
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
What is your most marked characteristic?
What is your most treasured possession?
My family, my home and zMessenger
Choose a movie title for the story of your life.
Which talent would you most like to have?
Hairstyling – I could not braid my own hair even when it was at knee length!
What is your greatest extravagance?
Also, shoes, in all heights and designs
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Nodding before thinking
What do you wish you had right now?
A pair of suede Venetian loafers
Where would you like to live?
In Sri Lanka, but maybe somewhere close to forests and hills
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
My accommodating nature—sometimes, it takes a toll on me
What was one of your life-changing moments?
When I quit my job to start zMessenger while I was heavily pregnant
If you had to change your name, what would you change it to?
I love my name, as it has the ‘OM’ sound, which is the original sound of the Universe
If you could eliminate one weakness or limitation in your life, what would it be?
Singing while driving (I’m not the best vocalist)
What life lesson did you learn the hard way?
Love is blind
What was your favourite food as a child?
My mom’s bread pudding
When was the last time you tried something new, and what was it?
Yesterday. It was a new Yoga asana, and I almost twisted my ankle
What impact do you want to leave on the world?
To be remembered as an inspiration that people with average ability can achieve extraordinary things through persistence
Who is your favourite hero of fiction?
Pip from Great Expectations
What do you most value in your friends?
Their impulsiveness and creativity in dragging me out