Pretty and petite, we saw Dua on the screen hosting Sur Saath Savera and lightening up mornings with her easy charm and elegant wardrobe choices. She made her debut in the industry with her solo Ranjhana and moved on to acting, a talent that runs in her family. She was seen on drama serials Khafa Khafa Zindagi and brought the reel to life. Malik has sung title songs for many Pakistani serials such as Ishq Mein Teray, Ik Pagal Si Lark, to name a few. Behind the screen, Dua is a devoted mom and a gentle soul. The starlet joins MAG for a quick and fun rapid fire. Here are 60 seconds from her life. Excerpts:

The biggest perk of being you?

Being the centre of attention.

Best part of the day for you is?

Sleeping time; that is actually when I think about life.

If stuck on an island, you would…

Call mom, she would tell me clever ways to escape.

Life for you is…

A test and illusion.

Best memory to-date is…

Setting up my new house.

Best vacation memory of yours?

It’s always going to be Makkah – forever!

Your beauty philosophy is...

To stay natural and innocent.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

Being overly possessive about my loved ones.

Who inspires you?

Oprah Winfrey.

How do you define peace?

Roti, kapra, makaan [laughs].

Who do you splurge on the most?

My husband.

What is your spirit animal?

Tigress. Because of my raw emotions.

What do you love most about Pakistan?

The fact that it’s going strong.

Home is....

Where my family is.

I can’t stop talking about....

My emotions. I’m a very emotional person.

I’m self-conscious about....

Keeping secrets.

What makes you happy?


My guilty pleasure is.

Why be guilty for something that brings me pleasure?

My worst habit is...