I’d like to be a ninja champion or a ballet dancer: Sabina Pasha

Model and L’Oreal Paris Spokesperson Sabina Pasha on leather, fur, and the invisible man.

January 30, 2011

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

A starry night with my boys.

What is your greatest fear?

Poverty, disease and bad circumstances.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

I tend to trust untrustworthy people.

What is the trait you most deplore in others?

Being judgmental and always believing one side (that too the totally wrong side) of a story!

What is your greatest extravagance?

All my fur coats and leather boots.

What is your current state of mind?


What do you consider the most overrated virtue?


On what occasion do you lie?

When it makes someone smile.

What do you most dislike about your appearance?

Nothing... I take everything as a gift from God and truly cherish it.

Which living person do you most despise?

People who bully the weak and oppressed.

What is the quality you most like in a man?

The ability to stand up for his woman and fight for her rights!

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

Sensibility, versatility and the ability to evoke true love in a man.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

“Kasam khao!”

When and where were you happiest?

When I handed my award for best emerging model to my mom… tucking in my sons every night and caring for Bilal everyday… I mostly like to keep other people happy.

Which talent would you most like to have?

I’d either like to be a ninja champion or, on the other extreme, to be a ballet dancer!

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

I want to stop living in a fantasy world of my own all the time.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Being an obsessive mom of two little boys, a supporting wife, a strong-willed model and above all representing the world’s top beauty brand, L’Oréal Paris, as a spokesperson for two years in a row.

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?

A lioness.

Where would you most like to live?

Pakistan, Pakistan and Pakistan!

What is your most treasured possession?

My dreams.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?

Being rich and lonely.

If you didn’t do your current job, what would you choose to do?

I’d be running a Sufi music channel.

What is your most marked characteristic?

An instant smile and a drop dead belief in people.

Who is your hero of fiction?

He ‘s somewhere in the fog right now... the invisible man!

Published in The Express Tribune, Sunday Magazine, January 30th, 2011.


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