Graceful and brilliant – Srha Asghar

It’s like a never-ending race to me. It’s that constant pressure to do better and excel in life....


Date of birth and star

October 9; Libra

The best thing about being a teenager was

Playing all the time

The worst thing about being a teenager was


My favourite actor and singer

Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift

My favourite superhero


My favourite movie

A Walk to Remember

My closet was full of


My friends were


My first crush was

My classmate

What hurt me the most was


My dream was to become

A doctor or fashion designer

I wish I had known then

The value of time

Relations with family were


My school was

A happy place

My favourite subject was

Islamiat and Urdu

My least favourite subject was


I couldn’t stand


My favourite food was


My favourite hangout

Café Coffee Day

My favourite sport was

Badminton; loved watching races, too.

Five things you couldn’t live without it

Mother, food, Orkut/MSN messenger, selfies and cartoons

What does success mean to you?

It’s like a never-ending race to me. It’s that constant pressure to do better and excel in life.

Something you learned early in your career which helped you become a better actor?

I learned to cultivate patience, and that no matter what, one shouldn’t never give up on their goals and dreams.

Do you believe good looks and connections are the only things that make a star?

I think good performance matters a lot!

How has social media changed things for you? What’s the best and worst thing about social media?

Social media has changed the definition of fame. The good thing is you know what your fans like and don’t like. The worst thing is it consumes a lot of your time.

The funniest thing or gossip you have heard about yourself? How did you react to it?

Someone commented “Kanji Kabootri” on my picture. I just laughed out loud.

Reflecting on your career, what lessons have you learned?

To have faith in Allah; have patience, be consistent, be positive and keep moving on.

How do you deal with self-doubt?

I always seek for Allah’s help through salah.

Advice for aspiring actors.

Don’t rush, and don’t envy successful people.