you & me
Mahnoor Khan is a trained classical singer and an actress. She started off her singing career in 2016. According to Khan, her teachers actually motivated her to become a professional singer. Khan has sung some soulful songs in her melodious voice including ‘Ranjish Hi Sahi’ which was a tribute to legendary ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan in the year 2017 and ‘Buliya’, to name a few. Since last year, she has been showing off her acting skills in dramas like ‘Sanwari’, ‘Hum usi ke hain’, ‘Tum mujrim ho’ and ‘Kyun ke ishq baraey farokht nahi’ alongside well-known actors like Junaid Khan, Moomal, Azra Mohiuddin, Sehroz Sabzwari, Suhail Asghar and Huma Nawab. These days, Khan is working on music and a few acting projects.
This week in our You & Me section, let’s see what are the likes & dislikes of this actor-cum-singer:
What is your genre of singing?
I am a versatile singer who can sing any genre.
What is your most memorable concert to-date?
All concerts are equally memorable to me as I put my 100% in it.
What made you interested in acting? Who is your mentor?
I have recently started acting and do not have a mentor as such
What was your first drama serial?
My first drama serial was ‘Sanwari’ and is my most memorable play up till now.
Your claim to fame song:
Have you released any music album so far?
I have my music videos on my YouTube channel.
Your favourite international music label:
Your favourite international celebrity:
Your favourite music composer:
Your favourite drama director:
Who was your favourite rock/jazz star when you were growing up or in your teens?
I was not into rock and jazz during my teens.
Your most irritating habit:
I have a lot of patience.
You don’t like people who are...
I do not like people who smoke.
You are afraid of...
I had many fears in my past but now I have overcome that and I am only afraid of Allah.
Your most valuable possession:
My shoes I got from Versace.
Your all time favourite movie:
Are you shopaholic?
What bores you the most?
Nothing bores me. I am someone who enjoys everything.
How do you like to spend your Sundays?
With my family watching a movie together.
What is your favourite tune nowadays?
What’s your favourite holiday destination?
If you had access to a time machine which era would you revisit?
Which superstar do you envy the most?
I do not have space for envy in my life.
Song that always gets you on the dance floor?
‘Babydoll’ is one song that always gets me on the dance floor.
What’s the last thing you bought?
I recently bought a pair of shoes from Versace.
What books are on your bedside table?
I recently started reading ‘Forty Rules of Love’.
First thing you do when you wake up in the morning?
I start my day with reciting some duas before doing anything else!
How do you unwind?
I normally like to unwind by disconnecting from the world and spending some ‘Me’ time. It usually depends on my mood also either I simply watch any good TV shows or listen to some soulful music to unwind.
The most important relationship lesson you have learnt so far?
Never compromise on your self-respect.
Your favourite hangout:
Spending good quality time at my favourite spa with friends.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
I cannot imagine myself in five years but I believe within five years I will achieve a lot.
Your ultimate desire:
To be loved and respected!