One-on-one with the up-and-coming star Mariyam Nafees

A quick chit chat with the girl next door

Niche

Niche

Administrator
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp

Mariyam Nafees the girl next door who won our hearts with her hit performance in ‘Diyar-e-Dil’ as Zarminey, ‘Tabinda’ in Kuch Na Kaho and Faria in ‘KamZarf’. We caught up with the up and coming star in a rapid fire about her life, acting and much more!

You have been in this industry for a relatively short while, has the newbie tag left you?
In some ways, yes, in other ways, no.

A girl from isloo living her life in Karachi and acting how do you find the cities different?
Oh! Both the cities are poles apart. The vibe, pace, lifestyle – they are very different from each other. I love the food in Karachi but fly out to Islamabad as soon as I get a couple of days off. Islamabad is HOME.

You are known for your adventurous life and love hiking as well, when did you start all this?
I have been like this since forever. I love exploring and believe in living life to the fullest.

What kind of characters do you like to play in dramas?
I love character acting so I really enjoy unusual roles and it’s a cherry on top when they give a solid social message.

What’s the future like? Do you want to do films or maybe go behind the camera?
I am working on a film and yes, I do plan on going behind the camera eventually. InshAllah!

What’s your favourite accessory-something Mariyam Nafees is never without?
My anklet
What is your pet peeve-what do you hate?
I don’t appreciate people not showing up on time.

Your ideal person-someone you look up to?
My mother. A woman full of strength, wisdom, ambition and compassion.

What message would you like to give young girls watching you chart your path?
Girlies, being independent has a different kind of a charm. The path to success isn’t easy and requires a lot of patience but don’t forget to enjoy the ride. You’ll smile remembering it when you make it!