After Pack Up: Cooking and Mehdi Hassan songs help Hansal Mehta unwind


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“Cooking and trying new recipes is my therapy. Also, I try to swim or walk for at least 45 minutes if I get time.”

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Comment(s) And then usually it is Mehdi Hassan/Arijit Singh or some Hindustani classical or jazz. I try to keep light if I am outdoors but it never happens. Something that is an unmissable part of Mehta’s post pack up regime is talking to his family and listening to revered Pakistani musician Mehdi Hassan or Bollywood playback star Arijit Singh, depending on his day at work. Also, a weekly massage is essential,” says the director, credited with thought-provoking films like Shahid, Aligarh and CityLights. Also read | After Pack Up: Ali Fazal | Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari | Apurva Asrani
Hansal Mehta adds, “My ritual is to speak to my wife and kids from wherever I am. If I am outdoors, I get to my room and after a shower I put on music and make myself a gin and tonic before dinner. All depends on how my day at work has been.