Too old to be a newbie, too new to be an oldie, that’s Hareem Farooq, the actress who was recently marked her flag in the Industry.
A remarkable addition to the pool of modern day Pakistani actresses.
A remarkable addition to the pool of modern day Pakistani actresses, the beautiful and talented Hareem Farooq made her way to the entertainment industry with her theatrical acting debut in 2012 followed by a film, Siyaah.
Hareem is a brilliant actress, who has worked in several hit TV plays including Mausam, Doosri Biwi and Diyar-e-Dil. She will be playing a lead role in the upcoming film Dobara Phir Se and has also producing Janaan simultaneously, which has turned out to be a blockbuster.
Hareem Farooq is one of the few actors who have successfully made a transition from theatre to television. After being noticed in Anwar Maqsood’s Pawnay 14 August and later as Jehan Ara in Aangan Terha, she made her film debut in Siyaah, long before her TV debut that came a year later.
The role of a traumatised mother with a daughter who has super natural powers won her accolades, and she is happy to have carried
that with her on TV.
Hareem Farooq doesn’t rate TV as her first love – that honour goes to theatre! Among co-stars, she is privileged to have shared the screen with veterans Abid Ali, Saba Hameed and Ismat Zehra where as in the current crop of actors, she has many favourites. “Some actors are likeable to work with and those include Ahsan Khan, Adnan Siddiqi, Fahad Mustafa, Ali Rehman, Osman Khalid Butt, Gohar Rasheed, Sanam Jang and Sanam Saeed.
The more I work, the more I will get to know people but so far, these people have been excellent co-stars and I would love to work with them anytime.” From Mere Hum dum Mere Dost to Mausam, Doosri Biwi to Dayar-i-Dil, Hareem Farooq has been doing TV continuously for the last 2 years but she still doesn’t rate TV as her first love – that honour goes to theatre For an actress with no connections to showbiz.
She believes that struggle plays an important part in her success for an actress with no connections to showbiz, Hareem Farooq has come a long way.