Interviewing Essam Ali in Dubai
When we talk about Dubai, the first thing that comes to our mind are World’s tallest tower, massive man-made islands in the shape of palm trees and a fleet of police cars that includes a Ferrari, a Lamborghini and a $2.5 million Bugatti Veyron. The city is also the World’s next capital of Fashion with billions of dollars planned on investment, for Dubai- fashion means business.
We introduce you to Essam Ali, who’s modeling work covers an extensive—and impressive—array of genres. He’s been featured in various print publications, such as Splash fashions, Emax electronics, and GQ Magazine. We took some time to talk with Essam about his overall achievements, his career as a model, and his resemblance to the Bollywood actor John Abaraham.
Tell us about yourself: Why do you want to work as a model? Why are you interested in this career?
Hi! I Am Essam Ali, a professional model. At the age of 20 I decided to purse my career as a full time model which has always been my passion.
Tell us about your education: Have you attended fashion modeling courses? What related courses or studies have you taken?
I have studied Bachelor of Business Administration, and No! I’ve have not attended any fashion courses as of now.
Do you think you’re fit to be a model? Do you eat nutritiously? How often do you exercise or go to the gym?
I think I have all the elements which requires you to be a fit model. A Good Face, Height, Body. Yes! I eat nutritiously, Daily 2 hour work out in the gym is must. Being a professional model, I do have to look after myself.
Are you a big fan of John Abraham??
Well, The answer is a No. But I do know that I resemble very much to John Abraham.
Thanks to the AlMighty I have done many brands shoots, Tvc, Billboards. The Journey up to now has been very satisfying.
What do you think of Dubai fashion industry??
Everyone I’ve worked with or met in Dubai’s Fashion Industry has been great.
What’s your Favorite clothing brand, and why??
I’d say ZARA is definitely my favorite brand because of their quality.
How open are you to clients’ requirements. Do you have any limitations? Would you model any kind of clothing at all?
Since I am professional model I always try to give my best to fulfill my client’s requirements. From my side, there’s no limitation-I’m open to any type of dress modeling.
What do you hope to accomplish??
I hope to get in the acting field very soon.
What would you like to tell the new upcoming models, who can learn from you??
I’d tell them, Maintain a proper diet, and try to exercise daily, also Be on time at shoots.