A doe-eyed, flowing mane of hair and snowy complexion – we saw her first in the music video for Sajni and she redefined beauty in her princess ensemble, looking regal as ever. Decades later, Juggun Kazim is still her eastern goddess self. She started early on in life with TV commercials and grew into a successful model. A woman of multiple talents, Kazim has brought an entire inventory of characters to life on the screen and is known for her impeccable TV show hosting skills, becoming the face of a long list of live shows. Catch the excerpts as the actress sits down with MAG for a quick chat.

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

Romantic-comedy with a touch of horror.

One thing you can eat any time of the day?

Nihari. I can eat nihari after I have already eaten nihari.

Favourite cartoon character of all time

Donkey from Shrek.

An actor you would want to swap lives with

No one. But if this was a life and death question, I’d say Meryl Streep.

If you were to run away and start a new life, where would you go?

I wouldn’t. I’m quite happy where I am.

Best and worst purchase you have ever made?

Best would be where I live and worst would be my white gorgeous Louboutins a size too small.

Favourite book of all time

As a child, Tot Batot stories.

One ridiculous thing you grew up believing as a child?

The first star you see at night you wish upon it and it comes true. I still believe this.

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

My real name, Meherbano.

What would a day with yourself look like?


How do you take your coffee?

These days, bulletproof.

Home is...

..where my family is.