Actor, producer, director, model and host, Angeline Malik is known for her selection of diverse characters and subjects. In a span of two decades from the longest running series in Pakistan Kitni Girhain Baqi Hain, based on women empowerment, to Ambulance, a series based on health and doctors, to Courtroom, a series highlighting upon real cases and educating people on their legal rights, to Mujhay Jeenay Do, a project in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University on child marriage and honour killing she has enormous social contributions to her credit. She has only touched subjects to create awareness which not many actors dare to talk about. The multifaceted personality joins us for a rapid fire. Here are 60 seconds from her life. Excerpts:

If your life had a theme song, what would it be?

Imagine by John Lennon.

If you could bring one fictional character to life, who would it be?


Do you have a useless talent?

No talent is useless.

Best compliment you have ever received?

Compliments that I can sense which cannot be put into words.

If you could be a child for one day, what would you do?

Ring my neighbours’ doorbell and run away.

An item you like to collect?


What can turn the day around for you?

Just making someone genuinely smile.

Your favourite health care regimen?

Lots of water throughout the day.

Tell us an embarrassing story.

Can’t really recall since whenever I have gotten embarrassed, I feel if you don’t think on it too much it’s not embarrassing anymore.

Something you wish you had more time to do?

I have all the time right now to do all that I always wanted to.

If you could meet a person for the first time again, who would it be?

I wish I was born again with a conscious mind and open my eyes to see my mom for the first time.

A skin care/ health product you swear by?

Olive oil.