Striking features, capturing eyes and a head turner, Rubya Chaudhry has walked the ramp for big labels and designers for a long time and can we add, she’s a badass! The model-turned-actor is dynamic and multitalented, be it rocking a short hairdo, a dance number at the biggest fashion show or her impeccable acting skills. MAG sits down with her for a quick chat and she keeps it… mysterious, let’s say and we couldn’t be more swooned.

Career-defining moment?

Still trying to understand what ‘career’ means in Pakistan.

Happiness is…

Sour candy

The key to success is…

Knowing oneself.

Hardest life lesson…

Never leave anything in your car overnight.

Key life lesson…

Take risks.

What inspires you?

Nature, art, good music and solid people.

You, in three words?

Stark, raving, mad.

Advice to your younger self…

Don’t listen to anyone, just do you.

Greatest life achievement?

Soul still intact.

Greatest fear?

Losing a limb.

Biggest joy?

Good friends, good food and hearty laughter.

Something you still want to learn?

Italian and sewing clothes.