The ‘pawri’ girl, Dananeer Mobeen won our hearts when her ‘pawri horahi hai‘ video got viral last year. Since then, she has been unstoppable and has made a name for herself in the industry. Currently, we are watching her in Sinf e Aahan acing her role as Syeda Sidra, who is a naive and happy-go-lucky girl trying to survive the tough training in PMA to become an army officer. Dananeer has bowled over audiences through her performance as Syeda Sidra and we are here for it!
She acts, she sings, plus she is also a talented individual with unrivaled confidence. If anyone had any doubts about her acting prowess, she left all that behind with the first look she threw us as Syeda Sidra – yes, her character has found a place in the hearts of audiences. Scroll down to know what she has to say about Sinf e Aahan, her co-actors, her future plans, and more.
Her Take On Her Viral Video
Dananeer says that while she is grateful for the fame and love she received after her video went viral, she also feels good for being appreciated & acknowledged for her work. When talking about her famous ‘pawri horahi hai‘ video, she now feels that the five-second video doesn’t define her and she is glad that she has a body of work behind her other than that,that defines her.
Sinf e Aahan
Talking about passing the salute test, Dananeer described how difficult it was to get it right. She mentioned that all the actresses would go to each other’s rooms after 10-hour shoots to practice for the test. She talked about the fact that even after asking her father she wasn’t able to grasp how to do it and it was only after extensive practice that she managed to pass it.
Dananeer mentioned that they received a medal and also a part of their uniform as souvenirs which she has gotten framed.
Dananeer also shared a time when she burst out crying as she missed her mother after a hectic day of shooting, where she had to complete an assault course wearing heavy equipment. She shared that she would send her lines to her mother and aunt who would then help her practice dialogues for Sinf e Aahan.
She described her character, Syeda Sidra in Sinf e Aahan as cute, full of life, and a loving innocent character. She talked about the fact that she wanted to shed her pathan accent and make sure that she was fully able to essay the punjabi girl she was playing.
Dananeer revealed how she was good at the physical exercises but she had to perform them poorly because her character demanded so.
Pakistan Military Academy (PMA)
Dananeer was in awe when she talked about PMA. She said that she had visited the place several times with her father because he was an army officer, but it was different being on her own. She played the role of a tour guide for all her co-stars and guided them on the protocols and mannerisms that need to be followed in PMA.
When talking about her character’s religious aspect, she said that she didn’t feel that the character was stereotypical rather, it was well written.
Dananeer Was All Praises For Her Co-Stars
About Yumna, she revealed that she is very professional and punctual. Dananeer was also all praises for Kubra Khan and said that she has a beautiful heart. she said that shelearnedt how to be selfless after meeting Kubra.
Dananeer revealed that Ramsha is very honest and you can never get bored with her! As for Syra Yousaf, she said that she is very intelligent and has a good grasp over many topics.
On Achieving Fame & Her Take On The Entertainment Industry
The media industry is not what people think it is, rather, it’s a good place! She realized that all actors are just human like her and gradually, she felt more comfortable.
She narrated an incident where she went to a birthday party where people from the industry were very appreciative of her talent.
Dananeer likes to count her blessings and understands that life is never perfect for anyone. She described how she felt at times about the negative trolling because of her popularity.
The Significance Of Family In Grooming An Individual
Dananeer eloquently explained that her family is responsible for all the confidence she has today. As a child, her father would value her opinions and would treat her like an adult. She also mentioned that she would be given books as gifts from her aunts and she would read them past her bedtime, hiding under a blanket with a torch. She added that she also got to travel both in Pakistan and abroad, which helped her to grow as a person. But she believes that strong willpower is what allows you to grow as a person. Another thing she mentioned that was very significant in her upbringing was the spiritual and religious training. She explained that she was taught to read Quran and was encouraged to offer namaz on time.
Her Views On Marriage
She is open to the idea of an arranged marriage but wouldn’t rule out a love marriage either.
She said that the negativity associated with marriage is rightfully so because of the examples of unhappy marriages we see in our daily lives. She believes that it is necessary to give women equal rights in marriage and give them a say on how to run a household. She acknowledged that today’s generation is much more aware and men of this generation want to break the generational toxic cycle and want to give women around them more rights.
Moreover, Dananeer added that it is necessary for women to be educated as it creates awareness.
When talking about women who focus only on their husbands and marriages, she explained that only those women who are never given an identity and told that they are individuals too, think that their husbands are their identities and they must be prioritized above anyone else.
In the end, she concluded that she wants a person who is understanding and does not make her choose between her career and him.
Acting And Career
When asked about doing further projects for dramas and movies, she said that she will only choose a script that puts a message across and would not participate in a project that goes against her beliefs for e.g depicting violence in dramas.
She plans to do CSS and right now is working on her university degree. She enjoys Business and Biology and is planning to launch a skincare company in February.
She concluded with a statement that the content produced, whether it is about fashion, cooking, or mental health, must add value to someone’s life.