Peya Jannatul is phenomenal.  She accomplishes everything she sets her heart on, thus inspiring millions of fans through her great work. When the diva is not walking the ramp or stirring emotions in people through her versatile acting, she is pursuing law. Here are 20 questions to get acquainted with Peya Jannatul:

What makes you happy?
Listening to some good music helps me relax and uplift my mood.

One thing that ticks you off …

What quote do you go by?
“Don’t be afraid to fall in love again, not everyone is your ex”


What attracted you to begin a career as an actress?
I wanted to expand my skills and test the waters in the media sector.

Who is your favourite director to work with and why?
It has to be none other than Redoan Rony. He has assisted me in understanding the character and given me enough time to portray it on-screen.

Your favourite scene from the movie chorabali is?
When Suzana gets pregnant, and the scene where she curses the godfather.

Which Bollywood director would you like to work with and why?
Sanjay Leela Bhansali-I feel like he can create magic on screen.


One Bollywood movie character you think you could’ve played better …
Parvati from Devdas by Sanjay Leela Bhansali

That awkward moment when…
I look at my credit card bill.

Your go-to local (Bangladeshi) brand to shop is…

What are the two most essential items that you always carry in your bag?
I cannot get out of the house without my credit card and mobile phone.

What inspires you?
People’s love

What is your biggest fear?
My biggest fear is losing my self-respect.

How is Peya Jannatul like off-screen?
Off-screen, Peya is down to earth and not moody at all although I might come off as one.


Define love.
Love is about making someone happy.

If you had the chance to go on a tour in three different countries, which would they be?
If I had the chance, I would like to go to Paris, Milan and Oslo.

What is your favourite bangla word?
“Shomudro sofen”

What is your favourite bangla dialogue?
Shoroner janalay dariye theke sudhu amay deko


What has been your biggest career challenge so far?
Balancing every sector of my life starting from my education, modelling career, business, to my marriage, has been the biggest challenge so far.

What is your most memorable moment at the New York Fashion Week?
The most exciting moment was when I saw Anna Wintour, the Editor of Vogue. Also, I was sitting in the first row with Paris Hilton and other celebrities which gave me a good peek at how they carry themselves in public.

Raisa Rahim is the Sub Editor of ICE Today. Her passion lies in styling and she loves telling stories through makeup.