In the age of social media, landing a coveted runway exclusive is no longer the sole way for a new face to distinguish herself during fashion month. In other words: It isn’t enough to walk the walk – you have to stand out from the pack. And the up-and-coming model, Ersa Batool, has been doing just that. With her dreamy mane of chocolate brown hair and captivating eyes, Ersa has been making waves in the fashion world ever since she made her debut in the industry. But there's so much more to her than the gloss and the glamour. Here, MAG gets up close and personal with the model during a quick and fun rapid fire. Excerpts:

If your life was a movie, what genre would it be?

Mystery, thriller, drama and comedy.

One thing you can eat any time of the day?

Fruits (Banana).

Favourite cartoon character of all time?

Bugs bunny.

An actor you would want to swap lives with?

Deepika Padukone.

If you were to run away and start fresh, where would you go?


Best and worst purchase you have ever made?

Best: My car.

Worst: Moisturiser from Estee Lauder.

Favourite book of all time?

The Notebook by Nichole Sparks.

One ridiculous thing you grew up believing as a child?

That God receives my letters.

If you could pick your own nickname, what would it be?


What would a day with yourself look like?

Positive, calming and Interesting.

How do you take your coffee?

I prefer latte, espresso and steamed milk.

Home is....

Where my sister is.

An irrational fear/ phobia you have?

Arachnophobia – I just can’t stand spiders near me.