If you think you know Mahira Khan, think again! Did you know these 10 things about your favorite superstar?
Mahira Khan has never failed to leave a mark on her fans, whether in Pakistan or across the globe! (There’s a reason why we call her a superstar). Be it Mehreen from Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay or the glamourous Noor Malik of the movie Superstar, she makes us root for her every time! From dramas like Humsafar & Sadqay Tumare to movies like Raees & Aik Hai Nigar – she has delivered back-to-back hits. We give you 10 facts about her that are fascinating yet equally fun! Enjoy!
1. Mahira Loves Psychology!
Mahira is a girl who loves science & maths. She went to the US to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Chemical engineering but ended up choosing psychology instead. According to her, engineering wasn’t her cup of tea, and she always liked the idea of studying psychology, so for her, the switch was effortless.
2. Mahira Became Independent At The Age Of 17!
Mahira Khan’s first job was as a cashier at a departmental store when she was 17. She used to earn minimum wage per day and is very proud that she was independent at such a young age. Now we know that it takes a lot of life’s bitter-sweet experiences to become a superstar.
3. Mahira Takes Notes From Versatile Indian & Pakistani Actresses
Mahira Khan is a big fan of Meena Kumari, Madhubala & Madhuri Dixit. She says that she is in love with how they used to lipsync songs and used their expressions which is a game-changer in acting. Moreover, she also claims that she was inspired by Huma Nawab, Shenaz Sheikh & Marina Khan from old PTV dramas.
4. Mahira Enjoys Listening To Classic & Sufi Songs
Mahira Khan is obsessed with old Pakistani & Indian songs. She says that she listens to the very rare ones instead of popular ones. She also claims that she loves listening to folk & Sufi songs by Abida Parveen, as it makes her swirl like a darwaaish. No wonder she has such a charm to her personality because of her music taste.
Want her playlist? We’ll drop a few numbers for you here. Hum Bekhudi Mein Tum Ko Pukaare Chale Gaye, Sanu Ik Pal Cain Na Aaye, Aaj Madhosh Huwa Jaaye Re. Yeah, be Mahira, be vintage over the new year!
5. Mahira Khan Takes Inspiration From Bollywood Movies
Mahira enjoys watching Bollywood movies. She has often mentioned that she takes inspiration from old Bollywood movies, and one of her favorites is Ram Lakhan. Hence, she always wanted to be on the big screen, and Bollywood movies have helped her gain success in the media field.
6. Mahira’s Favorite Color Is White
If you are a true Mahira Khan fan, then you already know that she likes to wear solid white outfits. In a room full of color, she will always prefer white. However, as fans, we’ll love her in any color she wears.
7. Mahira Khan Is A Big Time Foodie!
Mahira, being a desi girl, is a big foodie & loves trying new cuisines. She mentioned in an interview that she loves ordering food and often orders a backup meal (just to make sure her cravings are satisfied, you know?). Surprisingly, our desi girl also loves simple meals like curry chawal.
8. Mahira Khan Likes Her Biryani Both With & Without Aloo!
The ever charming Mahira Khan is a is fan of Biryani (just like us). When asked about her preference for Aloo in Biryani, she replied that she likes her biryani in both ways with or without Aloo – bas Biryani honi chahiye!. However, elaichi in biryani is a dealbreaker for her. Watch out you elaichi lovers, you need to switch your taste buds, or your fav star! (We know which one it’ll be)
9. Mahira Started Using Makeup At The Age Of 18!
Mahira wore makeup for the first time at the age of 18 at her cousin’s wedding. She stated that her mother didn’t allow her to wear makeup as a young girl, and she forcefully wore some of it at her cousin’s wedding out of curiosity. She claims that she started wearing makeup properly when she became a VJ.
10. Mahira Writes Journals For Azaan
Mahira is a wonder woman – she’s a single mom juggling her motherhood with an extremely successful career. In an interview, she stated that she loves writing journals for her son, Azlaan, so he’s up-to-date about the happenings in her mother’s life! As much as we find this cute, it is also very thoughtful of her and helps connect with her child in meaningful ways – anyone want to take a page out of her book?
Let’s Get To Know Our Super Star More!
We hope you are loving Mehreen in Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay & will love Mahira Khan as a person more after reading this article. Let us know more about her if you are a true fan of hers!
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Sources used in this article includes: Something Haute, Phupho, FUCHSIA, Parhlo, Mashion, FUCHSIA Magazine
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