Date of birth and star
29th August, Leo
Your favourite movie and book
Devil wears Prada and The forty rules of love
Your room is full of
Shoes, perfumes and comfy pillows
Your most precious possession is
Five things you cannot live without
Phone, lip balm, laptop, my watch and wallet
The funniest thing you have heard about yourself
That I’m married and have three kids!
Three things you like best and worst about yourself?
My compassion for others, my work ethics and determination. I don’t like the fact that I get lazy sometimes, and lack confidence
What does the world need more of/less of
More of good-hearted and honest individuals and less of our corrupt politicians
Advice to younger self
Go easy on those eyebrows and lipstick
Person you admire or look up to
Nabila, hands down
Success is ...
Stability, happiness, passion and hard work
One thing you look for in your workspace
Being comfortable with everyone
The biggest sacrifice you’ve made in your career
Spending more time working than being with family
A fear that keeps you up at night
Shooting in cold/snow (not a big fan of the winter season)
What’s the first thing you do every morning to start your day on the right foot
In moments of self-doubt or adversity, how do you build yourself back up
I remember the motivational words of my late dad, and look at how far I’ve come in life. Then I feel grateful, which automatically boosts me up
A lesson you’ve learned in this profession
Never trust anybody, and quality - rather than quantity - goes a long way
Best piece of advice you were given when you were starting ou,t and by whom
By Nabila. It was: learn to stand out in the crowd and be humble always.
Your no-fail go-to when you need inspiration
Ohh.. Vogue magazines or top model shows
If you were magically given three more hours per day, what would you do with them
Sleep, exercise, cook and spend time with my family
Funny incident on shoot
Haha, too many! Once the dress got torn badly on a shoot and I had to pin it up like crazy
Your makeup pouch contains
Blush, lip stain, concealer and mascara
Tips on how to carry oneself with grace and style
Just be comfortable with what you wear and create your own style
Can you recommend any institution for formal schooling for modelling or acting either in Pakistan or abroad?
I honestly don’t know, but there are many abroad, especially in the USA and UK
Advice to aspiring models and actors
Work hard, and don’t take the easy route.
Being famous also means odd work hours, lack of privacy, etc. How do you handle that?
I am where I am because of other people, so I’m eternally grateful, and with that mindset you can balance everything