owbiz, with its allure of charm, glamour, and fame, often captivates individuals, luring them into its world of dreams. The promise of quick wealth and celebrity status is enticing. However, the journey to recognition in the entertainment industry can be arduous, as seen in Kashif Nisar’s recent production, “Kabli Pulao.” The character Chammo, played by Raima Khan, has sparked curiosity and empathy for her trials after marrying Ghaffar.
Raima Khan – The Enigmatic Actress
Raima Khan, known for her commendable acting skills, has garnered sympathy for her portrayal of Chammo. Nevertheless, her presence on the screen has been relatively sparse, a mystery she recently unveiled in an interview with Independent Urdu.
Raima revealed that actors like her face a lack of opportunities, often receiving mediocre or no offers. This limits screen time for talented individuals as channels prefer familiar actors, leaving newcomers struggling. Raima consistently asks Kashif Nisar to cast her in significant roles to overcome this.
The Journey Behind the Name
Moreover, Raima disclosed the origin of her screen name. Contrary to popular belief, “Raima” isn’t her real name. She hails from a Punjabi background, and “Khan” was added as a surname. She explained being advised to change her name, selecting “Raima” from a list and later adding “Khan.”
In an industry where fame overshadows backstage struggles, Raima Khan’s revelations illuminate the challenges faced by talented but unnoticed actors under established stars’ shadow. Her candid admission about name pressure underscores showbiz complexities, where image shapes careers.
In “Kabli Pulao,” Chammo faces challenges, while Raima Khan’s journey reminds us that the industry demands perseverance from aspiring talents behind the glamour.