When did you first feel like you were in love?
Sajal: When I was a student of Dhaka College. Now that is just a distant memory.
Your first TV play?
Sajal: “Tokhon Jante Baki”, directed by Tanmoy Tansen, was a great launching pad.
What was your first modeling assignment?
Sajal: I made an appearance for TVC Starship Condensed Milk under the direction of Afzal Hossain. I was lucky to get the opportunity to work with such a feted personality. It was a great achievement for my career.
Your first overseas trip…
Sajal: My parents left the country for Dubai when I was merely 40 days old.
First career goal…
Sajal: Sometimes I dreamed of becoming a teacher or rickshaw-puller who could move around freely. But my grandfather wanted me to become a barrister.
Your first income…
Sajal: It was quite a long time ago. As a student, I earned money by giving tuitions. I did it to make my pocket money.
Your first school…
Sajal: Rifles School. In Dubai, my first school was Bangladesh Islamia School.
Your first dream girl---
Sajal: Bollywood heartthrob Madhuri Dixit.
Your first experience of giving an autograph…
Sajal: It was very interesting. One day an armed mugger swooped down on me and asked for my wallet but a moment after recognising me, he asked for my autograph. Every time I think of this, I can't help but burst out laughing..
What was the first movie you watched in a theatre?
Sajal: I went to watch a film starring Razzak and Babita with my parents. I can't recall its name.
The first dream of yours that came true?
Sajal: I dreamed of doing my BBA from Dhaka University. I achieved that.
What is your debut film?
Sajal: “Runout” will be released on October 16. I've a plan to watch it at a cinema hall.
First turning point in your career…
Sajal: Several days ago, I emceed a programme titled “Takdhum Takdhum”. It was a major professional achievement.