Iram told Hakim that if he was serious, then he would have to meet her mother.
Arzo Kazmi has been looking for a husband for some time.
But eight years of matchmakers, mutual friends, and dating websites have been futile in finding that special someone.
"I think the new generation are more open to saying if you're Muslim and I'm Muslim, then what's the problem?
We make life difficult for ourselves by putting barriers up between ethnicities." The 32-year-old British Pakistani says it's working, with a couple of hundred now-married couples meeting on the charge-free network.
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After attending marriage events, asking religious leaders and rishta aunties - prominent women in Pakistani communities who help find partners - Ikram started using the app and found a pool of people who were more "relatable" than those she'd been introduced to, she says.
This means someone who is compatible with her Islamic faith and her complex mix of British and Pakistani cultures - and someone she would want to spend the rest of her life with.
Shelina Janmohamed, author "Although my family have my best interests at heart, only I know what I'm really after," Thakur adds, noting that she's interested in a combination of Islamic principles and an engaging personality in her future partner.