At first look he appears to be a dashing young man from a Italian movie - the striking features, chiseled face, expressive eyes, and well-maintained physique all contribute to making him the most-wanted fashion model of current times. The handsome hunk, Zahib Malik has graced the cover of many popular magazines, has been part of several successful brand campaigns and is a face of renowned male brands. He is ruling the modeling world with his enigmatic charm and persona. In an exclusive chit-chat with MAG, he shared the lighter side of his personality. Read on…

How would you describe yourself in five words?

I’m a rational, patient, critical thinker, and optimist, & never give up until I achieve my goals.

Which celeb would you want as BFF and why?

Fawad Khan, because who doesn’t want the company of the most successful actor of our times?

What do you do when no one else is around?

I always tend to do something productive when I’m alone. I feed my mind with positive thoughts and do self-evaluation and meditation.

What's the best present you ever received?

It was our Holy Book gifted by my father on my 13th birthday.

What's the last thing you watched on Netflix?

Well, the last season that I watched on Netflix was Breaking Bad & currently, I’m watching YOU.

What do you consider the ultimate comfort food?

Desi or spicy food is my ultimate comfort food.

The best part of the day for you is?

When I go to the gym for my daily workout.

If stuck on an island, you would?

If I’m stuck on an island with no internet or let alone phone I’d love to explore that place and take full advantage of that moment.

Life for you is...

It is a test or an adventure.

The best memory...

When I witnessed the last sunset of 2022 and the first sunrise of 2023 in the mountains – it was a soothing and beautiful experience.

Best vacation memory of yours?

The best vacation memory for me would be when I went to Dubai for the first time. It was a 6-day solo trip and I had the best time of my life there.

If you were to interview a celebrity, who would it be?

Well, that would be Cristiano Ronaldo because he’s my favorite athlete and I would love to have a one-on-one conversation with him.

Your first celebrity crush was?

Monica Bellucci was my first celebrity crush.

Social media is…

It is like a fire and it depends on how use it - you can reap benefits from it or you can burn someone else’s house with it.