The charming RJ

By Nida Mohsin
Tue, 09, 22

In an exclusive interview with You! this young and talented model-cum-actor-cum-RJ talks about her likes and dislikes and shares her beauty secrets with our readers...

The charming RJ


Parisheh James has been attached with the world of glitz and glamour in one way or the other. She has been modelling and doing commercials since she was a child. She was only three years old when she did her first commercial, directed by Saqib Malik. She was introduced to the entertainment industry by her mother Frieha Altaf, a name familiar to the fashion fraternity. She started modelling in 2015 when she got a call from Deepak Perwani to open his show. She also ventured into acting and did a small role as Natasha in Asim Raza’s 2019 romantic film ‘Parey Hut Love.’

Parisheh, who holds a bachelors degree in Media and Communications from York University in Toronto, is now all set to make her radio show ‘Nomo Fomo’ a success. In an exclusive interview with You! this young and talented model-cum-actor-cum-RJ talks about her likes and dislikes and shares her beauty secrets with our readers...

The charming RJ

What is your most memorable fashion shows to-date?

My favourite was opening for Deepak because it sparked my confidence.

Tell us a bit about your radio show?

My radio show Nomo Fomo, airs every Monday and Wednesday on FM91, is all about pop culture news, music and entertainment and what’s happening around us, what’s trending, etc. As a health and wellness influencer, I try to motivate people to focus on their physical as well as mental health through my show.

What do you usually wear in daily life?

Comfort is my style these days, athleisure or skirts because of the heat.

Who are your mentors in the entertainment industry?

Asim Raza, Khalid Malik, Sheheryar Munawer, Dino Ali and of course my mom.

Your favourite local designers...

Nomi Ansari and Hussain Rehar.

Your favourite international designer...


What is the best purchase you have ever made?

It has to be my apple watch. It changed my life.

Your most valuable possession…

My family and friends. They are so precious to me.

The charming RJ

What are your favourite restaurants?

Evergreen and Okra in Karachi.

What books are on your bedside table?

My 5 min journal; ‘Think Like a Monk’ by Jay Shetty and ‘The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

You get super uncomfortable when…

When people stand too close or stare.

What is your favourite thing to do on a Saturday night?

Hanging out with friends.

How do you like to spend your Sundays?

I have a thing of making protein pancakes every Sunday.

How do you unwind?

Music, watch something on YouTube and eat. It acts as a therapy for me.

Tell us something about yourself, which very few people know?

I have a serious side too. I am a health and wellness influencer.

What are you currently working on?

Building my career, staying active and entertaining audiences on the radio.

What is your dream project that you would love to work on?

I want to work internationally in acting, maybe a Disney film or a biopic.

The charming RJ


How old were you, when you started doing your makeup?


What is one thing you cannot do without?


What’s in your beauty bag?

Chapstick, sunscreen, concealer and mascara.

What is your every day makeup look like?

A clean face with mascara sometimes.

I try to not wear makeup every day.

What are your favourite perfumes?

Fantasy by Britney Spears and Black Opium by YSL.

Your favourite local stylist:

Maavi Kayani.

What is one cosmetic you cannot do without?


Your beauty regimen:

I don’t have a major beauty regimen.

I keep it simple. I use sunscreen and sometimes

mascara and concealer.

What are your favourite brands in makeup?

Fenty, Lurella and ZERO makeup by Nabila.

Your favourite international artist:

Kat Von D.

Your go-to place for hair and makeup:

Nabila’s, Sabs the Salon, Manaal’s Beauty Salon.

Where do you go for your makeup shopping?


What is your mantra for beauty:

Keep it simple!