After Hours: Shahzad Noor

Shahzad Noor gets candid

March 07, 2019

A man with killer looks and a strong presence on the ramp, Shahzad Noor is a name to reckon with. He is not only known for his looks but also his professionalism. Learn more about his likes and life like never before!

How were you first discovered?

All thanks to Khawar Riaz, he’s the one who first approached me and gave me an opportunity to put my talent to use.

What sparked your interest in modelling?

I always knew I wanted to be in front of the camera, I just didn’t know in what way. So I’d say destiny made its way to me.

How has the modelling industry evolved over the years?

The modelling industry has definitely grown bigger and better. Mainly because it’s far more organised than it was before.

What skills and traits are important for a model to be successful?

Modelling is a very challenging field- patience, hard work and focus are the main traits one must possess in order to be a successful model.

What do you enjoy more, acting or modeling?

I enjoy acting more than modelling nowadays.

One common mistake men make while dressing?

When men match every piece they’re wearing, it looks very unflattering.

What is the most challenging thing about your career?

The most challenging thing about the modelling career is staying consistent and continuously  working hard otherwise you’ll be left behind.

What is the biggest misconception about modelling?

Easy fame and fortune.

What advice would you give to young models?

Always stay humble and focused, don’t let fame and attention get to your head.

If you were not a model what would you be?

An actor.

What is one thing you wish to change in Pakistan’s fashion industry?

I wish people in our fashion industry would learn to be more professional in terms of work ethics.

Who are your three all-time favourite models?

David Gandy, John Kortajarena and Ameer Zaib Khan.

Advice for anyone wanting to pursue a career in modelling?

Be ready to put in endless amount of hard work and effort. Get a professional portfolio made and start the grind!

What’s next for Shahzad Noor?

There’s a lot in store, just wait and watch!


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