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Akbar Ali

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By Asif Khan
Tue, 10, 19

Model turned actor Akbar Ali, shot to fame three good years ago when he was a student of BS Media Sciences....

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Model turned actor Akbar Ali, shot to fame three good years ago when he was a student of BS Media Sciences. As a university assignment, Akbar produced a number of short films and garnered applause for not only its production, but also for his acting abilities. Soon with his good looks, Akbar caught the eye of a talent hunt company which booked him for a portfolio. His good luck clicked and Akbar bagged his first break for a telecom company.

Akbar then lend his contemporary style and sex appeal to an array of ads and brands such as Fruito, Vivo, 7up, Rooh-Afza, Service Shoes, Oxford and Grace. He also did modelling for designers like HSY, MNR, and big companies like Gul Ahmed and Al-Karam. With no signs of slowing down, the model made a smooth transition into acting with his debut serial ‘Rangdari’. Currently, the aspiring actor is keenly reading the scripts he is being offered. Till he reappears with his magic on screen, let’s get to know about the likes and dislikes of this young actor...

Your biggest assets:

My family

You wish you could...

Become the real wolf of the Wall Street

Your biggest strength...

My mother

Something you are strongly possessive about...

Everything that belongs to me

When feeling low you prefer...

To be alone

Your regrets...

No regret in particular but thought of not being able to do CSS haunts me occasionally

Your worst nightmare...

Getting fat scares me. I have fat phobia

Your passion...

Travelling

Something you would like to remember...

My upbringing, being a pampered child of my parents since always

Something you hate about yourself...

Not being so good at time management

Something you like about yourself...

I’m very humble and give respect to people

Your definition of love is...

Respect and complete understanding

What touches you the most?

Simplicity in all its manifestations

What bores you the most?

Everything that doesn’t fall under the definition of adventure

You get turned on by...

Good fragrance

One person you would like to dine out with?

Candle light dinner Dua Lipa

Your claim to fame project:

TV serical ‘Rangdari’

Your favourite international labels:

H&M, Zara and Gucci

Your favourite designers:

Nomi Ansari and MNR

You like girls who are...

Self-made and independent

The biggest misconception about you...

That I’m a flirt and a playboy

Among your friends you are known as...

Hero

The most unforgettable moment of your life was...

My commercial with ace director Ahsan Rahim

Your message...

Give respect and don’t get judgmental about anyone

—Photography: Danial Naqvi