Billboards, commercials and magazines- his face pops up pretty much everywhere. When it comes to modelling, Raaz Mania knows when to flaunt a killer smile or flex his biceps. Here’s a sneak peek into his life!

What is the first thing you do when you wake up?
Wake up and get fresh by taking a shower

What brands did you model for so far?
Cats Eye, Aarong, Freeland

Have a look at Raaz’s superb portfolio with co-model Meghla Mukta

Describe your personal style in one sentence
Anything that’s casual and comfortable.

What was your funniest memory on the runway?
I was walking on the ramp when my  shoes tore and came off.  The funny thing is, the shoes remained on the stage till the event ended!

Raaz Mania looking dapper during a show at Radisson Blue Water Garden Hotel

What do you think about when you’re in front of the camera?
When I look into the camera, I think this is my very last work.

How do you deal with criticism?
I try to take them positively; however, most of the time I’m indifferent about them.

Was there ever a time when you didn’t enjoy doing a shoot?
Times when I had to wake up super early in the morning; they aren’t exactly enjoyable!

Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
I see myself as a successful businessman.

He certainly knows when to stop and strike a pose!

How do you think models are received by people?
I think models and celebrities are both loved and envied at the same time.

What’s your fitness regime?
I go to gym for 3 days and I do cardio for 3 days then rest for a day. I’ve also started running these days.

Three tips you’d give to newbies who are facing the camera?
Remember these three things.

  • You need to be the very best version of yourself.
  • Always be smart
  • Be versatile.

Your most favourite cheat day meal?
I love pizza.

Favourite brands you’d recommend for your fans?
You should try the recent Panjabi collections of Aarong. I also would recommend denim pants from Freeland. I wear them myself; also, floral printed shirts from Yellow are a great choice!

What’s your go-to wear for an audition?
It depends on what the audition is. If it’s corporate I would opt for a neat suit or formal look. If it’s casual, I would dress casually. If it’s normal, I may not even turn up!

What songs do you listen to when you’re stressed?
I like to listen to soft Bollywood songs when I’m feeling down; especially the ones by Arijit Singh.

What is your best pick up line?
“You are so pretty!”

When would you decide to breakup?
Not anytime soon for sure! I have been in a relationship for 6 years; that’s a long time and we don’t usually think about breaking up.

Your favourite breakup song?
Warfaze’s Mone Pore.

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Nusrat Jahan Pritom is a journalist and drummer from Bangladesh. She calls herself Ninja Pritom due to her love for calisthenics