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Top Pakistani Stars – actors and actresses

In the constellation of Pakistan's entertainment elite, luminaries like Mahira Khan and Fahad Mustafa gleam with unparalleled brilliance. Wahaj Ali, Hania Amir, and Iqra Aziz add their own unique sparkle to the firmament, captivating audiences with their talent and charm. Together, these stars illuminate the nation's cultural landscape, embodying the diversity and dynamism of Pakistani entertainment on a global stage.

Edited By : Entertainment Desk | Updated: Apr 6, 2024 12:18 IST
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Top Pakistani Stars
Top Pakistani Stars – actors and actresses

Beyond national boundaries, Pakistani dramas have received enormous praise for their fascinating stories, use of the Urdu language, and the stunning performances and attractiveness of their performers. Due to social media and YouTube’s accessibility to these dramas and films, Pakistani actors and actresses have developed a sizable fan base in India and other Asian nations. A number of these celebrities are currently receiving praise for their acting abilities and are even taking part in numerous global projects. We will expose you to the best actors and actresses from Pakistan in this article. Thus, continue reading if you’re a lover of Pakistani movies and want to find out if your idol made the list.

Fawad Khan

Born on November 29, 1981, Fawad Khan is a well-known actor, producer, screenwriter, and singer from Pakistan who has gained the respect and affection of Indians as well. Many people consider him to be among the greatest actors of his generation. Khan has also dabbled in Bollywood, appearing in movies such as “Khoobsurat” and “Kapoor & Sons.” According to reports, he is paid Rs 2 crore (PKR) for each film and Rs 3 lakhs (PKR) for each episode of a television show. Thanks to his efforts, he has received recognition for his work, including the Cinematic Icon Pakistan/India Award from Filmfare Middle East and high rankings on the Times Celebex list. Khan is now well-respected in the entertainment business thanks to his skill and adaptability.

Wahaj Ali

In Pakistan’s entertainment business, Wahaj Ali is in high demand due to his performance as “Murtasim” in the popular drama “Tere Bin,” in which he starred with Yumna Zaidi. He is now mesmerizing audiences with his role in the hit television show “Mein.” There are rumors that he increased his fee for “Tere Bin” from the reported Rs 2.25L per episode. Wahaj was born in Lahore, Punjab, on December 1, 1988. The National College of Arts awarded him a master’s degree in multimedia arts in addition to a business degree. Amirah is their daughter, born in 2016 when Sana Farooq and the couple were married. Wahaj started out as a theatrical actor before moving to television, where he starred in a number of popular series that brought him recognition and a sizable fan following. His skill and bright future will no doubt captivate spectators with his adaptable acting abilities.

Fahad Mustafa

Popular Pakistani actor, host, and style icon Fahad Mustafa charges about Rs 70L (PKR) for any production, in addition to making a substantial amount of money from TV series and advertisements. Having been born in Karachi, Pakistan on June 26, 1983, he comes from an acting family. When Mustafa first started his career in 2003, he played roles that ranged from dramatic to humorous, demonstrating his flexibility. His roles in plays such as “Pul Sirat” and “Ye Zindagi Hai” won him praise. After making the switch to film, he had a great 2014 debut with ”Na Maloom Afraad,” and then went on to have hits with “Actor in Law” and “Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2.” He anchors the well-liked game show “Jeeto Pakistan” in addition to his acting career, and he has received recognition for his services to Pakistani entertainment industry.

Shaan Shahid

Shaan Shahid, a well-known Pakistani actor, producer, model, screenwriter, and director, was born Armaghan Shahid on April 27, 1971. He has acted in many Punjabi and Urdu movies, such as the critically acclaimed “Khuda Ke Liye” (2007) and the box office-breaking “Waar” (2013). Shaan is the recipient of numerous honors, such as various Nigar Awards and the Pride of Performance. His estimated net worth is $20 million, making him one of Pakistan’s highest-paid performers. According to reports, he bills Rs 50L (PKR) for each project. Shaan, who was raised as a Christian in Punjab and has a father from Kashmir, began his professional career in 1990 and has since risen to prominence in Pakistani film.

Danish Taimoor

In 2014, Danish Taimoor, a well-known actor, producer, broadcaster, and former fashion model from Pakistan, wed Ayeza Khan. Since starting his acting career in 2005, he has become well-known for his parts in a number of television dramas, including “Ishq Hai,” “Deewangi,” “Ab Dekh Khuda Kya Karta Hai,” and “Rehaai.” Taimoor, who was born in Karachi, Pakistan, on February 16, 1983, featured in multiple films before making his feature debut in “Jalaibee” in 2015. While the precise amounts of his pay for each episode remain unknown, there are rumors that he charges between Rs 70 and Rs 90L (PKR) every project. Danish Taimoor has an estimated net worth of 34.2 million dollars, making him one of the highest paid performers in Pakistan after a successful career spanning television, movies, and hosting. He and Ayeza Khan have two children, making them one of Pakistan’s most beloved celebrity couples.

Mehwish Hayat

Prominent Pakistani actress Mehwish Hayat was raised in a wealthy family and began her acting career at a young age. She has pushed limits by accepting difficult parts; in her recent picture, she plays a humble Punjabi girl, while in her debut film, she played a dancer. Hayat, who is well-known for her critically acclaimed films such as “London Nahi Jaunga,” “Dillagi,” “Miss Marvel,” and “Punjab Nahi Jaungi,” is said to demand a whopping Rs 8 lakh every episode. For her services to Pakistani film, she has won important honors including the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and the Pride of Performance. Hayat is a proponent of social concerns and women’s empowerment, ranking among the world’s five most important Muslim women. She serves as an Ambassador for the Rights of the Girl Child in Pakistan and is involved in philanthropic efforts to improve education and promote diversity in media.

Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan, a Pakistani actress who was born on December 21, 1984, is frequently recognized as the country’s largest celebrity. Since she debuted as an actor in 2011, she has received praise and admiration for playing a wide range of parts. Mahira Khan is well-known for her portrayal of Khirad Hussain in the romance drama “Humsafar.” To say that “Humsafar” is one of the most well-liked dramas in Pakistan would be an understatement. She also reportedly charges between Rs. 3 and 5 lakhs every episode for her services. Renowned Pakistani actress Mahira Hafeez Khan first rose to prominence in the drama “Humsafar” and made her feature debut in “Bol” in 2011. She is most known for her work in Urdu films and television. Notably, she co-starred with Shahrukh Khan in the critically acclaimed film “Raees,” which was a huge accomplishment for Pakistani performers in Bollywood. Mahira has won multiple honors for her performances, such as the Hum and Lux Style Awards. In addition to acting, she represents several products in Pakistan and serves as an ambassador for Loreal Hair Care. Mahira recently wed businessman Salim Karim in a private ceremony.

Hania Amir 

Hania Aamir is a well-liked and highly regarded actress in the business. She was born on February 12, 1997. She shot to fame with the movie “Janaan,” which launched her professional career. Her growing fame was demonstrated by her recent drama “Mujhe Pyaar Hua Tha,” which became popular on YouTube in India. In addition to these accomplishments, she has acted in well-known films including “Visaal” and “Titli.” Hania, who is well-liked and talented, has a sizable social media following. She has expanded her career as a model, performer, and brand spokesperson for Peshawar Zalmi and Maybelline. Hania’s personal life has been the subject of controversy, especially when it comes to her previous relationship with Asim Azhar. Nevertheless, she is still well-known in Pakistan’s entertainment industry. Additionally, she reportedly charges approximately Rs. 3 to 4 lakhs per episode for her work.

Iqra Aziz

One of the most well-liked actresses in Pakistan, Iqra Aziz, rose to prominence when she costarred with Farhan Saeed in the critically acclaimed drama “Suno Chanda.” She has acted in “Khuda Aur Mohabbat,” one of the most popular Pakistani dramas on YouTube, and is well-known for her diverse performance. In addition to her acting prowess, Aziz is acknowledged for her fans’ affection for her lively personality and her social media presence. She made her acting debut in “Kissey Apna Kahein” in 2014 and is currently paid between Rs. 1.5 and 2 lakhs every episode. Aziz, who was born on November 24, 1997, has won multiple honors, such as the Hum and Lux Style Awards.Despite facing cyberbullying and controversies, she continues to excel in the entertainment industry, married to actor Yasir Hussain and raising a son.

Kubra Khan

Kubra Khan, a well-known person in Pakistan’s theater and cinema industries, has cemented her place as one of the country’s top stars. She debuted in a movie called Na Maloom Afraad, and a short while after, she made her television debut in Sang e Mar Mar. The actor, who gained recognition for her outstanding performance in Hum Kahan Ke Sachay Thay, is rumored to demand up to Rs. 35 lakhs. Kubra Khan, a British-Pakistani actress best known for her roles in Urdu television and cinema, was born Rabia Iqbal Khan on June 16, 1993. She has acted in several critically praised films, including Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 and Parwaaz Hai Junoon. Because of her talent, Khan has been nominated for important accolades such as the Hum accolades. She has not made any marriage announcements in public and is currently single, despite rumors to the contrary. Khan’s acting career demonstrates her versatility in both Indian and Pakistani films.

First published on: Apr 05, 2024 04:43 PM IST

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