Top 10 Most Famous Pakistani People In The World
Pakistan is a very talented and big and populous country. A great number of personalities have been born in this country like, Jinnah (the GREAT), Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Madam Noor Jehan, Mehndi Hassan, Imran Khan Etc.
But below we will look on the top ten most popular personalities of a Pakistan who are alive and are working in the field. While their popularity is negative or positive, here are the top ten list of the most popular people of Pakistan in the world.
10. Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai is an educationist and the recipient of Nobel Peace Prize in and made Pakistan proud. She lived in KPK province in Swat. Where the entire great story began about her when she was tried to assassinate by the Taliban’s.
After that sad dismissal of force she gets the popularity and attention of almost all the peace loving people in the world. One of the biggest achievements of her except Noble Prize is when the UN Education Envoy started a campaign in her name, ‘I AM MALALA’.
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9. Veena Malik
Veena Malik is mostly known and get the popularity in the world due to her controversies. She is a Pakistani model, actress and comedian.
While she gets her break in the Bollywood, all the controversies started too arisen like the nude picture scandal, drinking photos with the director of her film and also the relationship with the cricketer Mohammad Asif.
8. Reema Khan
She is beautiful, multi talented and one of the most popular Pakistani icons in the world. Reema Khan has worked in a lot of movies in Lollywood and also directed and produced some movies.
She got the fame with her beautiful, talented and charming looks. Also a great reason for her popularity is her marriage with a Pakistani born American Doctor in New York.
7. Abdul Sattar Edhi
Abdul Sittar Edhi is the founder of Edhi Foundation and is a social activist and a humanitarian. He sets a great example of social work among the world.
People see him as their role model due to his immense sacrifices for the people of Pakistan and the world. He received a lot big awards from all over the world. Mentionable are Lenin Peace Prize and Nishan e Imtiaz.
He is well recognized in the world and is often called as one of the most deserved Nobel Prize nomination that should have been given a Nobel Prize.
6. Pervez Musharraf
Pervez Musharraf was the former Chief of Army Staff, Martial Law administrator and the only Chief executive in the history of Pakistan. He is famous all over the world due to Lal Masjid scandal.
Kargil Confrontation and some other great achievements he had over his military and political career. He also subjected to great controversies like Benazir assassination and others. That made his name as one of the most popular individuals in Pakistan.
5. Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan
Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan is one of the top scientists in metallurgical and nuclear field. He is the founder of atomic projects in Pakistan when he started all his work on the Emma of Pakistani government. After his dismissal due to certain controversies.
He remained ill for many years but came back in politics and holds the election of a MNA in 2013 general election as a free candidate. He is popular in the world by his achievements in the field.
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4. Shoaib Akhtar
Shoaib Akhtar is the genuine fast bowler of Pakistan cricket team. He is to date hold the record of the fastest bowl that has ever been delivered on a pitch i.e. 161.4 kph. He was given a nick name after that, ‘Rawalpindi express’ He is famous all over the world not only by his contributions and his ruthless aggression on the field.
But because he has been subjected to a lot of controversies in his career. Such as fights with fellow players, criticism on the PCB etc.
3. Wasim Akram
Perhaps the greatest fast bowler in the history of cricket and another cricketer who booked his mark in the 3rd most popular Pakistani person in the world. His name is Wasim Akram known very well by the nick name of, ‘Sultan of Swing’ He had a natural ability to swing a cricket ball in both ways.
It was famous about him that he is the only fast bowler in the world who can bowl 6 different deliveries in an over. He was the first bowler to hold the record of most wickets in ODI cricket.
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2. Shahid Khan Afridi
Shahid Afridi is another cricketer and a social worker of Pakistan. He holds a great fan following in the world due to his unique ability to play aggressive either it is a pressure situation or not.
But on the same hand made his team to win some of the most crucial matches in history for example in the 2009 T20 world cup, he was the man who stood up and made Pakistan win that cup. Another milestone was when he hit two big sixes against India in an Asia cup semi final that give Pakistan the victory and many more.
1. Imran Khan
Imran Khan is the most popular Pakistani personality in the world because of his charismatic and charming personality and also by his achievements which he get by simple hard work. He is the most successful captain in cricket for Pakistan because he led his team to victory in 1992 World Cup.
Then he went on to made the first cancer hospital in Pakistan which he did and was given a lot of appraisals by the people of the world. Then he went up to made a NAMAL university and lastly he made the third biggest party in Pakistan politics called PTI Pakistan tehreek-e-Insaf.