HALF HOUR WITH – ANMOL BALOCH
From embodying roles that make for a strong female presence on celluloid, to serving up swanky style inspiration whatever she does; she truly lives to make it a stellar...
How would you describe yourself, off the camera?
A simple family girl who has a lot of dreams
How did you discover acting as a career trajectory?
I always liked the escapism of it. Tried it out and fell in love. I think there is no coming back.
An actress from your time or before, whom you admire for their acting?
From my time, I am a big fan of Mahira Khan and Ayeza Khan’s work. They truly are great contemporary actresses of our time.
All-time-favourite films you have watched more than once?
Now that’s a list: Dilwale, Dogs of War, Star Wars, Shawshank Redemption, that should be it!
If given the chance to pick from the abstracts, luck, fortune or eternal youth... what would you pick?
Luck, because the rest comes with it. Doesn’t it?
And what would be the toughest lesson life would teach you?
To think that everyone is your friend.
Which project has you engrossed these days?
Khawab Nagar ki Shehazadi
A character you wish to play at least once in your acting career?
That would be to embody Asma Jahangir’s fierce persona.
A biopic in your name would be called.........?
Anmol....unique to the core.
Your definition of 'beauty'?
Beauty is what the beholder wants it to be. Simple and easy.
Your personal sense of style is just on point. Where do you take fashion inspiration from?
I have a great team in Aneela Murtaza as my stylist and we work together to create the looks you all love.
What's in store for you in 2021?
I have two dramas and a movie in the pipeline and looking forward to lots of interaction with my fans on Twitter this year.
INTERVIEW: ATTIYA ABBASS
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