Pakistan is bustling with young multi-talented people and Nida Khan does live up to the notion. Actress, model, multimedia journalist and most impressively, an aspiring psychotherapist, Khan is bold and vocal. Starring in a list of drama serials like Khoat and Haya Kay Daman Mai, she has paved her way through the industry and is here to stay. In a quick chat with MAG, she opens up about her love for animals and more. Read on... 

If your life was a movie, what genre would it be?

A dark comedy.

One thing you can eat any time of the day?


Favourite cartoon character of all time?

Pumba from The Lion King or Mojojojo from the PowerPuff Girls.

An actor you would want to swap lives with?

Ellen DeGeneres.

If you were to run away and start fresh, where would you go?

Somewhere like Turkey, Kenya or Thailand where animals are loved and safe, especially strays.  

Best and worst purchase you have ever made?

Best are my art supplies and worst purchase has to be an anti-marking spray for my dogs.

Favourite book of all time?

Anything from the Sherlock series or Ronald Dahl. 

If you could pick your own nickname, what would it be? 

Simba (laughs). It means lion in Swahili. 

What would a day with yourself look like? 

Going around the city and befriending animals, especially dogs.

How do you take your coffee?

With milk and without sugar.

Home is....

Where my loved ones and dogs are.