Fresh off the sets of dramas like Tere Bin and Mujhay Pyaar Hua Tha, Wahaj Ali is finally getting his due credit as an amazing actor that is now potentially reaching for the stars. The turning point came with one of the biggest hits, Ehd-e-Wafa, proving his polished skills and knowledge of his craft and unveiling his ability to perform complex characters with finesse. Not many actors have garnered this level of recognition so early on in their careers, but of course, praises to Ali for choosing his characters well and making his contributions in the industry known. Perhaps that is why his fan base is growing at an exceptional rate not only in our country but in India as well, all thanks to his phenomenal hit drama Tere Bin. The actor joined MAG for a fun rapid fire. Here are 60 seconds from his life. Excerpts:

What is the best thing about your job?

The best thing about my work is that I’m able to observe, I’m able to emote different feelings and through this I stay connected to ground realities.

What is the worst?

Worst is that no matter what is going on inside you whether, you’re happy or sad, you just have to perform and give your best so it’s a little insensitive but it’s my job and you have to live with it.

Tell us something about you that no one knows?

I don’t think people know that I’m an introvert and not fond of parties, I don’t go anywhere.

Describe yourself in three words.

Ambitious, sincere, diligent.

What brings you the greatest joy?

When I see my daughter smile.

Name a movie that has made you cry.

Veer Zara.

The most memorable moment on the set from any of project?

I can’t forget that beautiful snow falls when we shot that scene from Ehd-e-Wafa in which we gave speeches; beautiful shining snow formed a blanket and I cannot forget that moment.

What other kinds of stories would you want to work with in the future?

I would love to be part of any project with which I can create some change or give a positive message.

A timeless production from the entertainment industry?

Dhoop Kinaray.