Forever17 had an opportunity to interview the famous Pakistani star, Naveed Raza. Read on to know more about this young intelligent man.
Tell us something about your acting career. When did you start and what was your first role?
It was a roller coaster ride or worse you can say; family is over following with engineers and doctors. When I participated in reality show HERO BANAY KI TARANG, people around me thought it’s a another “Shoq pura karnay wala show”. The moment I became the winner, I thought my life will change 360 degrees, but nothing happened. Tarang didn’t support me in any way and there promise and winning prize movie “PRICE OF HONOUR” is still not released. And I started struggling again as actor. Allah bhalay karay Mr. Humayun Saaed ka who introduced me in his drama named “Mehmoodabad Ki Malkiyan” which became very popular and my career started in this industry MashaAllah.
What inspired you to become an actor?
My biggest inspiration is, was and ever will be Pakistani dramas.
One word that describes Naveed Raza in real life
Hyper, typically a family man who believes in values and traditions. I take religion very seriously as Prophet PBUH and Hazrat Ali’ a.s. sayings taught me a lot in life. And above all, I believe in giving rather hogging.
If you were not an actor, what would you be?
What are the challenges/ difficulties you face in your career?
I am still struggling.
One thing that you want to change about the Pakistani media industry?
I want people in our dear industry to become more professional and committed.
Name one person you wish to work with
Faysal Qureshi, Fahad Mustafa and Iman Ali.
A day away from work is…
My daughter day.
3 things you don’t leave the house without are…
Dua from my ammi, phone and shades.
Name one characteristic you look for in the female gender
What is your favorite vacation spot?
USA, Dubai and beaches.
Your message for the youth
Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company.