The creative sisters behind BZ Productions, a Karachi-based event management and choreography company, Breakhna Zarnab and Zarmeena Qazi, talk about their bond. From getting punished for their grades as children, to going on adventures as adults — these sisters certainly are two peas in a pod.
What is your first memory of each other?
Breakhna: Playing together in a small toy room that our mother had made for us.
Zarmeena: Going to school together.
What is the craziest thing you have done together?
Breakhna: Oh god, there’s lots — I can’t think of one in particular.
Zarmeena: We’ve been through some intense adventures together, crazy to the extent where I can’t speak of them.
What did you get punished for the most as a child?
Breakhna: My grades! I can’t think of anything else, I was a good kid otherwise.
Zarmeena: Grades, school, studies!
If you could only wear one piece of clothing for the rest of your life, from the others closet, what would it be?
Breakhna: Her shoes.
Zarmeena: Her big, cosy pyjamas.
If you could swap places with each other, what’s the first thing you would do?
Breakhna: Start waking up early.
Zarmeena: Take a break.
What is the one thing you love about your sister?
Breakhna: Her bubbly nature and her habit of keeping everyone together.
Zarmeena: I love that she is just herself.
If you are fighting with each other, how do you make up?
Breakhna: We spend some time alone and eventually end up apologising.
Zarmeena: We talk it out. We accept our mistakes and apologise.
What is the one secret talent your sister has, that you wish you had too?
Breakhna: She can beat up anyone she wants and when I say anyone, I mean anyone!
Zarmeena: She is very responsible and smart.
Describe your sister in three words:
Breakhna: Emotional, gutsy and hilarious.
Zarmeena: Scary, intelligent and a doll.
Which fictional character is your sister most like?
Breakhna: Woody Woodpecker.
Zarmeena: Wonder Woman.
How are your personalities similar?
Breakhna: We surround ourselves with positivity all the time.
Zarmeena: We are both very loving.
I can’t live without my sister because…
Breakhna: She is the only one who can read my mind.
Zarmeena: I just can’t!