What are you working on these days, besides the drama serial O Rungreza?
I’m working on another serial called Qurban, it’s a beautiful love story by Zafar Mairaj which will be aired very soon!
What did you think you would grow up to be when you were a kid?
Actually, I always thought I would be an actor…
What brought you to the world of acting?
I am movie buff and have grown up watching Indian movies – so Bollywood films are my inspiration.
Which Pakistani actors inspire you and why?
I would like to begin with Noman Ijaz and Sania Saeed because they have a great hold on their craft and have the ability to switch in and out of their
roles in a few seconds; the choices that they made were phenomenal, different and unusual. I am also inspired by Saba Qamar because of the energy she has, and last but not least, by Sajal Ali who at such a young age has acted with such maturity – I am in awe.
A favourite actor of all time?
Suffice to say, Marlon Brando!
Three movies you’ve loved since you were young?
These are close to my heart; Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai.
Your favourite drama serial and why?
I really liked Udaari because of the social issue that they highlighted in a subtle way and the message was very well delivered.
If you were asked to star in a film, your ideal role would be?
Something that is extremely intense and dark.
Your biggest support?
Your daily mantra?
Your one-year plan?
Just keep going with the flow and enjoy the ride.
Favourite outfit to wear on the red carpet?
If you were asked to describe your qualities in one line, you would say…?
I am extremely passionate about my work, always focused, committed to delivering the best performance, I can’t get hurt or distracted easily.
Three most appealing qualities in a woman?
Top of my list; a sense of humor!
Finish this sentence: ‘Life is …!’