While growing up Asma’s parents wanted her to be a doctor, but she always wanted to be a filmmaker. So any conversation about filmmaking is likely to keep her interested for a long period of time.
The Non-accessibility of education due to an extended government imposed curfew is something that deeply bothers her. She has worked with local NGOs to make education more accessible to children in times of curfew and lockdowns that extend for months in Kashmir. Through the Young India Fellowship, she hopes to acquire skills that will help her to achieve her goals.