The plastic surgeon-turned-model-turned-actor believes in owning his life and to make the best of whatever he does. He is best known for his debut role as Essa in 2012 drama serial Bari Aapa. He has also appeared in Mutthi Bhar Mitti, Main Deewani and Shanakht for which he was nominated for a Hum Award for Best Supporting Actor. On the personal front, Fahad is a doting father and a wonderful husband, as revealed by his wife, actor Sarwat Gilani. Here, he joins us for a quick and fun rapid fire. Here are 60 seconds from his life. Excerpts:

How did you step on the acting ladder?

It was with TV3 Karachi, a play. It was with Marina Khan, Jalil Akhtar, her husband, and Rahat Kazmi. It was when Sarwat (Gilani) used to be in IVS and I was in Dow. We were friends and I was really fond of modelling so she made my portfolio.

A character you would love to do?

I want to do a character that has something to do with romance – one that has loved and lost showcasing the passion and human emotion, like a Devdas of sorts.

Would you want to work in films?

When someone approaches me with the right script, I would love to work in a film.

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

I would tell myself that I am not responsible for everything and the world doesn’t rest on my shoulders.

How do you define peace?

Peace is the absolute requirement of life.

What do you splurge on the most?

My family. Also, I like to dress up and I like my watches.

What brings you the greatest joy?

When my patients smile.

My worst habit is...

I just cannot stop thinking.

An item you like to collect?

A Rolex.

Something you wish you had more time to do?

Sculpting and reading.