Tell us a little about yourself.
I am a dramatic child in an adults body with no complaints at all.
Where did you grow up?
In Delhi and I love this city!
What do you love about Delhi?
Your sweetest childhood memory.
I'd hang my bed sheets up to make my own little studio, steal my moms props and ask my didi to shoot me while I posed.
What did baby Gopalika want to be?
Some days baby Gopalika wanted to be in front of the camera! And some days she wanted to be a receptionist...
Your favourite aesthetic.
Vintage and victorian.
Current trend you love?
Tone on tone on tone on tone.
Most reliable accessory.
My AirPods. They help me escape!
What do you do for fun?
I eat ice cream.
Tell us about your love affair with fashion.
I grew up watching my mom's fashion shows. I was so enamoured by it all, I'd sit and stare. My whole childhood was spent in greenrooms—I grew up there!
A day in the life of Gopalika.
Wake up by 7am. Zumba till 9am. At work by 10:30am and then the day decides for itself.
Favourite day of the week?
MONDAY. My phone doesn't stop ringing, I love it!
Tell me about your best friend.
She’s honest and protective.
How great are female friendships?
They're too good to be true.
What's feminism to you?
Equality. On all grounds.
A woman you admire?
Do you own any heirlooms?
Yes my parnani's (great grand mother) set. It's called a bib set because it sits just like a baby's bib.
Your self care tips.
Stop over thinking and just go for a run!
Last book you read.
To be honest it was 3 years ago and I only ready 3 chapters.
I never make any. I just live life on my own terms.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
Milan, it has my heart and it always will. It's made me who I am today.
Why aren't you living there?
I want to live close to my grandfather, I’m very attached to him.
Styled by Veer Misra. Photographed by Tenzin Lhagyal.