Every industry has their struggle but that of the modelling industry is kind of unique. Struggling to survive societal perceptions that believe modelling is not a respectable career path, waiting several hours for auditioning; getting paid late or half paid, putting up smiles for photo shoots even when not confident, and risking travelling the length and breadth to meet up with various auditions, have not deterred models from achieving their goals and staying focused. The result of their hard work is becoming obvious these days with various models living their dreams and making successes of themselves. One model that’s well aware of all of the above is Sabrina Naqvi. Steadily and consistently, she is one of those modelling their way to stardom but her journey has been far from easy. You may recognise the model from the runways, or else from the numerous high fashion campaigns of various luxury brands. A brunette with captivating eyes, Sabrina Naqvi is rising slowly but surely on the fashion scene. MAG catches her for a quick and fun rapid fire. Here are 60 seconds from her life. Excerpts:

Career-defining moment?

When I started walking the ramp, it felt so good. It was definitely the best moment.

Name one of your strengths and one of your weaknesses.

My family is my strength and weakness.

Shoots or shows?


The key to success is…

Hard work and luck, both.

If you were a product, what would be your tagline?

Too good to be true.

The three qualities that got you where you are today?

Well, I don’t know, honestly. But Allah has been very kind, that’s all.

What inspires you?


Happiness is…

Being able to be myself with my people.

One thing you are exceptionally good at and one thing you are epically bad at?

I’m surprisingly good at cooking and the bad thing would be that I don’t have a poker face.

One thing you would put on your bucket list?

To open a place for the underprivileged people.