with runway and fashion model Suru Maria
India Models 21/08/2019
Suru Maria is an acclaimed fashion model based
out of Hong Kong. With her dazzling ramp walks and hypnotic photoshoots Suru
had created a space for herself in the Hong Kong and Indian fashion scene.
Following is our interview with the stunning
international model and beauty pageant winner Suru Maria.
IM: How well is 2019 treating you
Suru Maria: We are half way through 2019 and I’m already
very thankful to it. The good and bad experiences I’ve encountered so far,
helped me in every way inside and out. I never believed that negative
experiences are important but I would say they definitely are. It hurts you for
a while but if you take it positively, it makes you a better person. I would
say sometimes criticism and rejection help you to reach the level where the
appreciation will never take you.
IM: What has been a standout
moment in your career so far?
Suru Maria: No matter which brand I work for, I give my
200%. Honestly every time every modeling assignment I complete makes me feel,”
yassss this one is the best. I have become better this time; nothing could be
better for me than this.” But just wait
for my next shoot and I’m like ‘Nahh this one is the best” haha
IM: In one
sentence, how would you sum up yourself?
Suru Maria: I am a learner. I’m Learning from all the
negatives and positives, very strong minded, determined, hardworking and
IM: What's your guilty pleasure.
Suru Maria: All the crushed ice drinks with whipped cream
every now and then is a guilty pleasure for me.
IM: How do stay inspired as a
Suru Maria: If I ever feel low, I look back how far I’ve
come and it doubles up my energy.
IM: How would you describe your
Suru Maria: Casual and classy at the same time.
IM: Can you share some good
Suru Maria: Our fitness depends on our everyday activities,
so apart from spending hours in the gym if we make some minor changes in our
lifestyle, it takes us the long way. Running and walking are the best to lose
weight. And don’t forget the squats to pop that booty.
IM: What’s your best tip for
models who are having a hard time committing to working out?
Suru Maria: As I earlier mentioned lifestyle change is
important plus good diet is a total win win. And if you are doing all this in
everyday life. I don’t think gym would be a necessity.
IM: How do you prep for a
Suru Maria: My mind is forever ready but for my body I try
to avoid salty food for a night before shoot to avoid any puffiness. I take
good care of my skin by avoiding oily food and keeping my skin clean and
IM: When shooting, how you build
relationships with the creative team or your fellow models.
Suru Maria: While shooting I give my best to the
shoot. I’m a type of person who like to
enjoy every moment of life. So as being there laughing and talking to the team
builds a good relationship, plus it internally satisfies me as well.
IM: What amazes you about this
Suru Maria: As I said I love to learn. The more I tried to
learn, the more I found to discover in this industry. Which helped me to groom
a lot physically and mentally.
IM: Finally, any advice for
Suru Maria: This is just the beginning. If it seems hard,
don’t give up sweetheart. There is a lot to come your way to make you smile.
Appreciate both negatives and positives coming your way. Positive boost you up
and negatives give you lessons and trust me, it helps you to be better and
Suru Maria is on Instagram