Here Priety's phirang connection revealed, No she is not going around with some blue eyed blonde haired foreigner. She is very happy with her desi Ness Wadia. It is just that her ancestors were true blue British. But Preity has no problems when people are confused about her identity. "Some people think that I am a South Indian, while some feel that I am a Muslim. There have also been fans who have asked if I hail from Himachal Pradesh," she laughed.
Preity added, "In the early 18th century, when the Rajputs had earned a reputation for 'killing for their honour', marital alliances between the two races became quite common. Thus was born the Zinta clan, a mix of British and Rajput blood. I am that rare combination."
Story first published: Thursday, January 22, 2009, 9:45 [IST]