you & me
A typical guy next door and upcoming model Ameen Khan used to post his photos on Facebook and Instagram while working-out in the gym. From there he started getting offers from different photographers for modelling. However, things changed when at an event, he came across ace photographer Khawar Riaz who noticed his talent and called him to studio for audition and that eventually kicked off his career. His unconventional looks were noticed and along with guidance, he came across opportunities, many can only dream of. He has done shoots with brands and designers like Gul Ahmed, Asifa & Nabeel, Amir Adnan, Mushq, Jockey, Deepak Parwani, and Muneeb Nawaz, Ricci Million, J. Perfume (London). Ameen divulges that becoming an actor is his big dream and he is shooting for two drama serials which will be aired soon. Let’s get to know the likes and dislikes of this upcoming young model-turned-actor…
How did you begin your career in modelling?
I used to post pictures on my social media platforms, where I gained recognition and was then offered a few stints as a model.
How picky are you about the brands you agree to endorse?
I’m quite selective and prefer to pick renowned brands to be able to make my presence felt.
Who do you attribute your success to?
No one but my mentor Khawar Riaz who motivated me and that’s how I got serious about modelling.
Something you like about yourself?
My work ethics and professionalism.
How comfortable are you with bold shoots?
I’m a fitness model so I’m okay with such bold shoots.
How do you keep yourself going?
It’s the thrill of modelling that keeps me high.
What is your idea of fame?
If you are model material and put in the hard work then no one can stop you from becoming a star.
Your first crush:
She was my neighbour in my hometown.
What touches you the most?
I would say, simplicity.
Something that’s hard to erase from your memory lane?
My first break-up.
Something you are possessive about?
I’m possessive about my friends and those who care about me.
Your perception about love?
Love is a distraction so just focus on your work.
What changed your life?
When I decided t o get into the field of modelling, I was advised by Khawar Riaz who pushed me forward and that changed my life altogether.
Biggest lesson learnt?
Take your work seriously.
What is your favourite form of exercise?
Shoulder and chest workout, and running on the treadmill.
What is your fitness regimen?
I drink lots of water to stay hydrated and consume seasonal fresh juices.
What are your future plans?
To become a versatile actor.
Photography by Khawar Riaz