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Radiant and creative - Hajra Yamin

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By SG
Fri, 04, 20

It has its own pros and cons. You can connect with your fans and engage with them in a better way, but then the worst part is hate speech.....

MY TEENAGE YEARS

Date of birth and star

17 July, Cancer

The best thing about being a teenager was

Nothing to worry about, except for exams

The worst thing about being a teenager was

Curfew

I was always listening to

Backstreet Boys

My favourite actor

Julia Roberts

My favourite singer

Junaid Jamshed

My favourite book

Harry Potter series

My closet was full of

Bandanas

My friends were

My strength

What hurt me the most was

Cruelty towards animals; it still hurts

My dream was to

Live on my own terms

Relations with family were

Moderate

My school was

Very normal like other schools

My favourite subject was

History

My least favourite subjects was

Maths

I couldn’t stand

School politics

My favourite food

Naan and aloo tikki from the canteen

My favourite hangout

Loved hanging out in the school after school hours

My favourite sport was

Gymnastics

Things I couldn’t live without

Books

What does success mean to you?

It is creating a balance between self-care and work.

Something you learned early in your career?

I learned that failure is a great teacher and that discipline is very important.

Did you get any formal education for this career?

I pursued theatre while doing my bachelors

Do you believe good looks and connections are the   only things that make a star?

I don’t think so, but in our industry, they are important to a certain extent.

How has social media changed things for you?

It has its own pros and cons. You can connect with your fans and engage with them in a better way, but then the worst part is hate speech.

The funniest gossip you have heard about yourself

Thankfully, never been a subject of gossips!

Reflecting on your career, what lessons have you learned?

Consistency and hard work are keys to success in this industry.

How do you deal with self-doubt?

I pause and tell myself to trust the process.

Advice for aspiring actors

Work on your craft, and success will follow.

By SG