Television’s heartthrob, Zahid Ahmed, was certainly destined to become an actor. After going through his fair share of struggles in and outside the entertainment industry, Zahid has earned himself the much-deserved appreciation for his talent. With his stints as a theatre actor as well as drama serials like Mehram, Zara Yaad Kar, Besharam, Ishq Zahe Naseeb, to name a few, he has proved himself as one of the best actors in the industry. The talented actor joins MAG for a quick and fun rapid fire. Here are 60 seconds from his life. Excerpts:

What is the best thing about Pakistan?

That with a bit of love, everything is possible here.

What is your dream vacation like?

Lost in a rainforest, with a small 5-star resort nearby.

Name a movie that you can watch a thousand times?

I am not going to watch anything a thousand times, please, I have a life!

Describe yourself in three words.

Honest, brave and humorous.

What is your favourite childhood memory?

I grew up in a beautiful valley road area of Rawalpindi, so when it used to rain, I would love walking there for miles.

Home is…

Where your clothes are, LOL! And your loved ones.

What is the meaning of love for you?

When you wish someone well without any conditions.

What is the best part of your job?

I get to live many lives.

What makes you the happiest?

Spending time with my kids make me very happy.

What makes you angry?

Not eating food at the right time makes me really angry.

What does stardom and being an actor mean to you? Entertainment, fame, passion or legacy?


The best thing that you have learnt from one of your characters?

I have learned a little from every character because I have played a range of varying roles from different social and economic classes.