Meet the Dh50 million Mahzooz winner Junaid Rana - Pocketful of Dirhams

Meet the Dh50 million Mahzooz winner Junaid Rana - Pocketful of Dirhams
© Antonie Robertson Junaid Rana (right) won the Mahzooz Dh50 million prize draw in October. With him is his brother Yaser. Antonie Robertson/The National

Almost everybody has dreamt of one day winning a life-changing amount of money. For most, however, it remains nothing more than that: just a dream.

But for Junaid Rana, a 36-year-old Pakistani driver who grew up in Dubai, that dream became reality when he won Dh50 million ($13.6 million) after entering a Mahzooz weekly draw last month.

He has gone from earning Dh6,000 a month as a company driver to now having the financial freedom that many people spend a lifetime seeking.

Meet the Dh50 million Mahzooz winner Junaid Rana - Pocketful of Dirhams
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One month on from his life-changing win, Mr Rana says he is still coming to terms with the fact that he is a multimillionaire and no longer has to work for anybody.

Host Felicity Glover is joined by Mr Rana, who talks about his future plans and how his sudden riches will change his life.

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