Manu Bhaker: I’m dying to hang out with my friends

The champion shooter says she would like to go to the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi to start training and compete.

Manu Bhaker's favourite memory is the 2018 Commonwealth Games where she struck gold in the 10m air pistol.   -  Special Arrangement

Who is your favourite actor?

I do not have any particular favourite actor per se. But I love Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar and Ayushmann Khurrana because I somehow really connect with them.

Which is your favourite movie?

Again, it would be unfair if I name just one. I have scores of movies which I love to rewatch. But then again, I’d say I like to mostly watch comedies and biopics.

Who among your teammates do you love spending time with?

Abhishek Verma, mostly.

What are the things you are looking forward to once normalcy is restored after we find a vaccine for COVID-19?

I’m dying to hang out with my friends and go to the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi to start training and compete.

What is your favourite food?

Anything and everything that has been prepared at home. But when I am eating out, it’ll mostly be a sub.

Tell us about your favourite memory?

My favourite memory would definitely be the 2018 Commonwealth Games where I struck gold in the 10m air pistol. If I’m asked to pick a second favourite, I will go for the Youth Olympics in the same year.

A decision you still regret?

There are hardly any.

Is there anything you would love to erase from your memories?

The 2018 Asian Games, I’d say, because after a wonderful qualification round, I couldn’t do well in the final.

Is there any superpower that you would like to possess?

(Laughs) Maybe getting to read people’s minds, and flight powers as well.

A subject you hated in school?

Mathematics.

If not a shooter, what would you have been?

Most probably, I’d have gone for an MBBS degree.