Reesham landed her first commercial at the age of 8 and Her father protectively accompanied her to the shoot. By age 15, she was a radio jockey at FM 100. Throughout her college years, the young actress was actively involved in theatre and bagged the award for Best Actor at the Pakistan Theatre Festival 2005. since then, her performances in Khoat Muntazir, Ghareeb Zaadi and Dil-e-Nadan have also been praised by drama critcs. Recently, her work in Sajjad Ali’s Lagaya Dil has been making waves. Reesham lets Sana Zehra get to know her on a personal level

If you weren’t in the industry, what would you be doing right now?

I would love to host corporate events; I’d also love to interview people from politics and such.

How did you enter this field?

I entered this field at the age of 8. My teacher saw my dramatic and introduced me to her husband who was at the time running PR company, Publicis. I did my first TV commercial for Maggi Noodles and after that, there was no looking back. I thoroughly enjoyed most of the work that came my way.

What is your most loved work to date?


Piece of advice you received 10 years ago that is coming true now?

You need to be very persistent and need to work hard each day in order to achieve your goals.

How does your husband handle your success?

He’s been my strength. We need more men like him who takes pride in his woman’s success. 🙂

Nickname that really annoys you?


Weirdest habit you have?

I boss people around.

One film you’ve watched more than 5 times?

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

A character you wished you would have played?

Rani Mukherjee in Black

Lipstick shade you wear most often?


Early or late?


One thing you would like to change about yourself?

I think I am pretty happy the way I am.

One thing you just won’t eat?

Indian squash

Reesham admits she’s bossy

React in one word to the following:



Being human

Sallu bhai



On screen romance


If you wake up as the following actresses what would you do?

Kareena Kapoor

I would kiss baby Taimur he is so adorable!

Sarwat Gillani

Not too sure (Laughs)

Funniest thing that happened to you recently?

After the song Lagaya Dil became a hit, people started sending me all these weird messages. I was a little taken aback from them. Some of the messages were super creepy.

Hair & makeup:

Studio Z Salon and Spa


Arsalan Bilgrami of a.bilgrami studio

Good Times


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