Interview taken by Maria Manzoor for Style & Art
Quick Look: Muhammad Jalal Haider Malik
Tell us about yourself? Why do you want to work as a model?
Jalal: Well It’s a very nice question that why I want to work as a model. The thing is Allah gifted me so many things. And in my life so many people gave me advice that I should start Modeling and Acting because I look like a model and a kind of actor. So from that moment I start thinking and started to find the good modeling company and I saw the people which are looking and working for modeling company so decided to be a model in future.
Why are you interested in this career?
Jalal: Well in this career we don’t know who will be famous tomorrow. It’s all about a good luck and struggling. So in this career a little work can make us famous. That’s why I am interested in this modeling career.
Tell us about your education: Have you attended fashion modeling courses? What related courses or studies have you taken?
I am BBA student here in Dubai and still interested to get more education. Regarding fashion still I didn’t have any courses and now as I like this field I will start education in fashion and modeling line.
What are your goals as a model? How do you see yourself progress in this field?
Jalal: My goal is I want to be famous and main thing is we don’t know who will be famous tomorrow. And regarding the process in this field is good and I get so many positive things. So everybody started from the zero and reach to their goal.
What do you know about the advertisement industry, advertising psychology and photography?
Jalal: To be honest I don’t have any experience in advertisement industry but it seem to me very awesome, mostly photography.
Do you eat nutritiously? How often do you exercise or go to the gym?
Jalal: Yeah sometimes I eat nutrition proteins to maintain the body parts and for exercise I just go to gym and it’s my favorite place.
Do you have any limitations? Would you model any kind of clothing at all?
Jalal: Well being a Muslim and our culture I have limitations.
State your availability: would you travel? Work full-time, part time? Any hours?
Jalal: I am available all the time and I can travel and work up to me full or part time.
How would you describe your personal style, where do you pull your inspiration from?
Jalal: Well there is no personal style we are all making copy from some actors and ideal peoples. But I myself I prefer European and Arab style.
Sometimes the modeling industry gets a bad rap with the jealousy and egos encountered between other models and agencies. Was this true for you? Have you managed to tough it out and make good friends?
Jalal: Yeah its 100% true the modeling industry gets a bad rap with the jealousy and egos encountered between other models and agencies. I can manage myself because I am very friendly to all and I don’t take anything personally and I don’t care about people that what they are thinking.
Do you ever get shy in front of the camera?
Jalal: Well I am not shy in front of camera but sometimes when mostly people staring to me I feel shy that moment.
What are your favorite movies?
Jalal: James bond 007, Transporter, Superman Man of Steel, The Avengers, The Hulk, Ironman.
Five things you can’t live without?
Jalal: The one thing is which I know is oxygen.
Was modeling something you always wanted to do, or did it just kind of happen?
Jalal: No actually it was just kind of happened. It was a just idea from some people.
What are your favorite band / music at the moment?
Jalal: I just like only POP music Rap songs and Arabic song.
Give us 5 facts about you people may not know.
Jalal: Well I am very friendly to everyone and I think all my known people know everything about me.
What’s the best and worst thing about being a model?
Jalal: The best thing is the models see their pictures at Mall, shopping centers and so on. The worst thing is changing the dress at every 5 to 10 mints.
If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Jalal: Only grill chicken with fresh Salads.
Where you see yourself after 3 or 5 years?
Jalal: Well my aim is changing ever time. But I know in future I will be very famous.
Upcoming project you are working share name?
Jalal: Well currently I am working for the first time with Pepsi Arabia and commercials and one Turkish Drama serial Cactus.
Kindly add your Official Pages on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and email addresses so your fans will not follow fake ids and connect with you?
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/jalal.haider00
Facebook: Mùhåmmåd Jãlãl Hãîdêr Mãlîk
Few words for our website and for the journalist (Miss. Maria) who have taken you?
Jalal: Well regarding Miss Maria she is very nice, polite, and very kind person. She helps me a lot at every single step.