Sara Chaudhry, the ex-model and actress who studied Islam and said goodbye to her showbiz career, discusses with us the challenges she faced in her journey, and how her life has changed for the better. These days, she conducts workshops on Islam and continues to inspire many.
YC Blog: What was the reaction of your family and friends when you left showbiz and when you started Hijab? How did you handle it?
Sara Chaudhry: It came as a surprise for them to see this sudden change in me. They had lots of confusions and questions. But when a person is firm and confident about his/her decision, Allah helps him/her to answer all the ifs and buts. With Allah’s help, it was, and still is, easy for me to face all their questions and objections calmly and reply to them.
As Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala says in Surah al-Maidah, verse…
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