Get to know Navin Waqar like never before in our fun, insightful chat.
Who is Navin Waqar as a person?
You have to break down a few walls in order to get to know the real me, who by the way is quite crazy and fun!
Describe 2020 in one word.
What do people get wrong about you?
That I’m a snob.
How do you spend your leisure time?
Catching up on movies, books, and hanging out with my dogs.
A country you want to visit but haven’t yet?
What changed your life for the better?
Learning to forgive myself.
Your view on the afterlife?
I hope for it to be a pleasant surprise!
What gives you solace?
Being home with my family.
When was a turning point in your life?
2015. I rediscovered myself and have been happy with who I am ever since.
Which cuisine do you prefer?
I’m a foodie so naturally I can’t just pick one.
What is your next role?
You can catch me next in the supernatural thriller called Challawa to air soon on HUM Television.
What kind of scripts do you want to be a part of?
Psychological thrillers or action. Even comedy. I’d love to do a full-fledged comedy.
Who do you ultimately aspire to be?
Someone who is remembered for adding to the betterment in people’s lives.
What does life mean to you?
It’s a series of fortunate and unfortunate events. All you can do is roll with the punches.
What is your star sign? And to what extent do you believe in horoscopes?
I’m a stubborn Capricorn. I only believe them when I want to. Mostly for fun. I don’t take anything seriously as such.
Seaside or mountains?
What makes you happy?
Your view on body positivity?
Your dress size doesn’t define you. Your talent, creativity and personality do. Be comfortable in your skin and your confidence will be unshakable.
A trend you wish to see change in our entertainment industry?
To hire people on the basis of talent, not popularity.
Your view on nepotism?
It needs to stop. Definitely gives an unfair advantage to certain people.
What makes your job difficult?
Being away from home for too long. I get homesick very easily.
What ticks you off?
An issue you find deep-rooted in our superficial industry?
Following trends instead of creating trends.
An advice you would give to your counterparts?
Be kind. The world needs kindness more than anything else right now.