Famous Pakistani Film & Theater Personalities

Find out more about the greatest Pakistani Film & Theater Personalities, including Mahira Khan, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Noor Jehan, Ajmal Kasab and Ramzi Yousef.

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 1 Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

Kumail Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American actor, comedian, and screenwriter. In 2018, Kumail Nanjiani became the first screenwriter of Pakistani origin to be nominated for an Oscar under the Best Original Screenplay category; he received the nomination for the 2017 film The Big Sick. In 2018, he was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world.

 2 Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

 3 Mawra Hocane

Mawra Hocane
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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 4 Fawad Khan

Fawad Khan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

 5 Saba Qamar

Saba Qamar
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gujranwala, Pakistan
With critically acclaimed hits such as the Pakistani road-comedy Lahore Se Aagey and the Bollywood drama Hindi Medium under her belt, Pakistani actor Saba Qamar remains one of the highest-paid celebrities of her country. She was once dragged into legal issues for filming a music video inside a mosque.

 6 Sajal Ali

Sajal Ali
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Famous As: Model, Actor
Birthdate: January 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lahore
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 7 Qandeel Baloch

Qandeel Baloch
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: March 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dera Ghazi Khan District, Punjab, Pakistan
Died: July 15, 2016

While fans named her Pakistan’s Kim Kardashian, social-media celebrity Qandeel Baloch made headlines when she was strangled to death by her brother for bringing dishonor to her conservative Muslim family. Qandeel was known for her outrageous antics, such as promising a strip-tease if the Pakistani cricket team won against India.

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 8 Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

 9 Noor Jehan

Noor Jehan
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Famous As: Singer and Actress
Birthdate: September 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kasur
Died: December 23, 2000

Noor Jehan was a Pakistani actress and playback singer. In a career spanning over 60 years, she is estimated to have sung around 20,000 songs. One of the most important Pakistani singers of all time, Noor Jehan is also widely regarded as one of the most influential and greatest South Asian singers of all time.

 10 Ayeza Khan

Ayeza Khan
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 11 Imran Abbas

Imran Abbas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Islamabad, Pakistan

 12 Sara Loren

Sara Loren
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kuwait City, Kuwait

 13 Sanam Saeed

Sanam Saeed
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 14 Somy Ali

Somy Ali
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

 15 Veena Malik

Veena Malik
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Famous As: Model, Actor
Birthdate: February 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rawalpindi

 16 Ahad Raza Mir

Ahad Raza Mir
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Famous As: Actor who earned recognition with the television series Sammi (2017)
Birthdate: September 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

 17 Humayun Saeed

Humayun Saeed
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Humayun Saeed is a Pakistani actor and producer, counted amongst the highest-paid TV actors in the country. He has a bachelor’s degree in commerce and worked in a garments company before becoming an actor. He has appeared in numerous TV shows and a handful of films. He is a co-founder of the media production house Six Sigma Plus.   

 18 Zeba Bakhtiar

Zeba Bakhtiar
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 19 Mehwish Hayat

Mehwish Hayat
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

 20 Salma Agha

Salma Agha
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 21 Humaima Malik

Humaima Malik
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Birthdate: November 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quetta

 22 Umer Shareef

Umer Shareef
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Famous As: composer, poet, film director, social worker
Birthdate: April 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liaquatabad

 23 Javed Iqbal

Javed Iqbal
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Birthdate: October 8, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: October 8, 2001

 24 Meesha Shafi

Meesha Shafi
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Famous As: Role of Laxmi in action thriller film Waar
Birthdate: December 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan

 25 Osman Khalid Butt

Osman Khalid Butt
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Famous As: Journalist, Choreographer
Birthdate: February 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Islamabad

 26 Nadia Ali

Nadia Ali
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya

 27 Moin Akhter

Moin Akhter
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: April 22, 2011

 28 Ayesha Omer

Ayesha Omer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

 29 Bushra Ansari

Bushra Ansari
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: February 16, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karachi

 30 Sanam Baloch

Sanam Baloch
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 31 Mohsin Khan

Mohsin Khan
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Famous As: Actor, Cricketer
Birthdate: March 15, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Karachi

 32 Neelam Muneer

Neelam Muneer
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 33 Sohai Ali Abro

Sohai Ali Abro
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 13, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lahore

 34 Sanam Jung

Sanam Jung
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 35 Danish Taimoor

Danish Taimoor
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

 36 Momal Sheikh

Momal Sheikh
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 37 Hareem Farooq

Hareem Farooq
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 38 Yumna Zaidi

Yumna Zaidi
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

 39 Reshma

Reshma
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Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: Bikaner
Died: November 3, 2013

 40 Mian Muhammad Mansha

Mian Muhammad Mansha
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Birthdate: December 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chiniot

 41 Iman Ali

Iman Ali
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

 42 Ushna Shah

Ushna Shah
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

 43 Shaan Shahid

Shaan Shahid
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Famous As: Actor, Writer, Film director
Birthdate: April 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lahore

 44 Arfa Karim

Arfa Karim
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Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: February 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ram Diwali
Died: January 14, 2012

 45 Saba Hameed

Saba Hameed
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Birthdate: June 21, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lahore

 46 Reema Khan

Reema Khan
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Famous As: Actor, Film producer, Film director, Model
Birthdate: October 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lahore

 47 Javed Ahmad Ghamidi

Javed Ahmad Ghamidi
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Famous As: Mutakallim
Birthdate: April 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries

 48 Mansha Pasha

Mansha Pasha
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Karachi

 49 Naveen Waqar

Naveen Waqar
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

 50 Ahmed Ali Akbar

Ahmed Ali Akbar
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Famous As: Actor, Tennis player
Birthdate: 1986 AD
Birthplace: Rawalpindi, Pakistan