Mehwish Hayat has proved to the world that apart from dollops of charisma and hard work, you also need the right intention to become a super success. The actress, who proved her acting mettle with several blockbuster projects not only in Pakistan but globally too is a source of inspiration for many.
The International Triumph
Branching out in Hollywood and creating a huge uproar is no mean task. Hayat rose to global attention after playing the character of ‘Aisha’ in the hugely successful Disney+ television series ‘Ms. Marvel’. A show which currently holds a critic score of 96% (Rotten Tomatoes) the highest score ever among Marvel shows.
Hayat adds another feather in her cap as she gets selected as the first representative of UK Muslim Film along with Leena Khan, the director of ‘Never Have I Ever’. Her decision to support UKMF is a reflection of her interest and her commitment to ensuring Muslims are authentically portrayed on-screen. As one of the most socially active celebrities globally Mehwish has widely spoken out about human rights on the global stage and has been particularly vocal about the representation of Muslims in mainstream media for many years now.
Success back home
Before venturing into movies, Hayat was already a bankable actor on TV. She appeared in a string of successful dramas like Phir Chand Pe Dastak, Mirat-ul-Uroos, Ishq Mein Teray, RuBaru, and Anjum Shahzad’s super hit Kabhi Kabhi, and Nadeem Baig’s Dil Lagi. From playing leading roles in movies like Load Wedding, Actor-in-Law and Punjab Nahi Jaungi, and the recent blockbuster London Nahi Jaunga, Hayat made sure to define her impressive career to examine what went into her success story.
Well, Mehwish has made it loud and clear that there is nothing in the world that she is afraid to dive into. There’s a lot to learn from her rise on the global horizon. She’s an inspiration for us all indeed. Hope people are paying heed.