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Vivo V15 Pro

Vivo V15 Pro Price in Pakistan Vivo V15 Pro is the latest smartphone which is available at a price of Rs. 59,999 in Pakistan. The phone features 6.39-inches screen-size and contains triple camera setup at the back. This smartphone will come with 6/8GB of RAM Memory and up-to 128GB of …

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Ayeza Khan

Career Khan began her career as an actress at the age of 18, making her debut with a supporting role in the romance Tum Jo Miley, that aired on Hum TV. After portraying supporting roles in several television series, she appeared as leading actress in the Geo TV romantic drama Tootey Huwey Per (2011).She later established …

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Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

Life Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, son of Ibrahim Kabeeruddin, was born in Maiwand, today’s Afghanistan. He was a SunniMuslim and his ancestors had migrated from Baghdad, Iraq and settled in Mashhad, Iran before moving to Maiwand. He lived when the Ghaznavid and Ghurids ruled in the Indus region(today’s Punjab, Pakistan). A contemporary of Rumi, he travelled around the Muslim world and settled in Sehwan, Sindh where he was eventually buried. There is …

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Mohammad Amir

Early life Amir was born in 1992 in Changa Bangial, Gujar Khan, Pothohar, Pakistan. He is the son of Raja Muhammad Fayyaz.He was the second youngest of seven children. “Wasim Akram is my favourite, he’s my idol. When I used to watch him on TV, I would try to see what exactly he was doing …

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Javed Miandad

Early life During the PTCL ad commercial at Karachi with F&I (Miandad in green shirt) Javed Miandad was born on 12 June 1957 in Karachi. His parents moved from Palanpur, Gujarat, India, where his father, Miandad Noormohammad Tyagi, worked in the police department. He is a Tyagi caste Gujarati Muslim. He was posted in cities like Ahmedabad and Baroda, whilst at the same time, he was …

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Faiz Ahmad Faiz

Personal life Early life Faiz Ahmad Faiz was born into a Tataley Jat familyon 13 February 1911, in Kala Qader (present-day Faiz Nagar), District Narowal, Punjab, British India. Faiz hailed from an academic family that was well known in literary circles. His home was often the scene of a gathering of local poets and …

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Farhan Saeed

Personal life In February 2010, Saeed opened Cafe Rock restaurant at Hussain Chowk, situated off the M. M. Alam Road, Gulberg, Lahore. The restaurant follows the theme/trend of Hard Rock Cafes, providing underground bands and young aspiring artists with a platform to project themselves and perform in front of an audience. He married Urwa Hocane on 16th …

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Waqar Younis

Early and personal life Younis was born in Vehari, Punjab in a Punjabi Jatt Muslim family in Pakistan. He was educated in Sadiq Public School in Bahawalpur in Pakistan, the Pakistani College (Pakistan Islamia Higher Secondary School) in Sharjah and the Government College in Vehari. He was raised in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, where his father was a contract worker. …

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Maryam Nawaz

  Early life and education See also: Sharif family Sharif was born on 28 October 1973 in Lahore, Pakistan,to Nawaz Sharif and Kulsoom Butt. She received her early education from the Convent of Jesus and Mary, Lahore. She wanted to become a doctorhence she enrolled in King Edward Medical College in the late 1980s, however after a controversy over illegal …

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Fatima Bhutto

Early life Family Bhutto was born on 29 May 1982 to Murtaza Bhutto and an Afghan mother, Fauzia Fasihudin Bhutto, the daughter of Afghanistan’s former foreign affairs official in Kabul.Her father was in exile during the military regime of general Zia-ul-Haq. Her parents divorced when she was three years old and her father took …

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Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Early life and education Qureshi was born on 22 June 1956 in Multan, Punjab to a wealthy, political and prominent Sufi Muslim family. His family claims to be of saintly lineage and caretaker of the Shrine of Bahauddin Zakariya in Multan, which provides the family with substantial incomeas well votes during the elections. However, in 2014, he rejected …

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Inzamam-ul-Haq

Personal life His family moved out from the city of Hansi, nowadays in the modern Indian state of Haryana but then part of Punjab, during the Partition. In 2010, Inzamam and Saeed Anwar started Meat One, a chain of specialty meat shops.In 2017, Inzamam launched Legends of Inzamam ul Haq, a clothing store in Lahore. His nephew Imam-ul-Haq also plays for …

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Muhammad Taqi Usmani

Early life Muhammad Taqi Usmani was born on 5 October 1943 (5 Shawwal 1362 AH) in Deoband, a city in the Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, British India. Education In 1958, Usmani passed the Fazil-e-Arabi (Arabic language examination) with distinction, administered by the Punjab Board. In 1959 he graduated from the `Alim course at Darul Uloom Karachi. Fiqh He …

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Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi

Early life Esakhelvi was born in Esa Kheil, Mianwali, Punjab Province, Pakistan as Attaullah Khan Niazi. Niazi is a populous Pashtun tribe based in extreme north-west Punjabprovince of Pakistan and eastern regions of Afghanistan. Attaullah developed an interest in music as a child, but music was strictly forbidden in his home. Despite the restriction on music in his home, Attaullah secretly sought to learn …

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Iman Ali

Personal life She’s the daughter of veteran actor Abid Ali. In February 2019 she married Babar Bhatti, a Canada-based businessman and the grandson of Major Raja Aziz Bhatti, in Lahore.[4] Career Modelling Iman is a super model and one of the highest-paid models of Pakistan. Ali has worked with Indian designers such …

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Yahya Khan

Early life Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan was born in Chakwal, Punjab, British Indian Empire on 4 February 1917, according to the references written by Russian sources.He and his family were of Pathan (Pashtun) origin. Few Pakistanis knew anything about Yahya Khan when he was vaulted into the presidency two years ago. The stocky, bushy–browed Pathan had …

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Sanam Saeed

Early life Born in England, her father is a retired interior designer while her mother was an art teacher. She has one brother and one sister, Adnan Saeed and Amira Saeed respectively.The multi-ethnic family (her father is a Punjabi while her mother is a Memon) moved back to Karachi in 1990. She did her O-levels at Bay View High …

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Ayeza Khan

Career Khan began her career as an actress at the age of 18, making her debut with a supporting role in the romance Tum Jo Miley, that aired on Hum TV. After portraying supporting roles in several television series, she appeared as leading actress in the Geo TV romantic drama Tootey Huwey Per (2011). She later established …

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Imran Abbas

Early life and career Abbas studied architecture at the National College of Arts in Lahore. He also writes Urdu poetry.His family settled in Lahore, Pakistan, after the independence in 1947.Abbas appeared in Pakistani dramas, telefilms, soaps and films.He has also appeared in Bollywood productions. Bollywood career Abbas made his debut in Bollywood opposite Bipasha Basu in Vikram Bhatt’s Creature 3D, …

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The Great Gama

Early life Ghulam Mohammad Baksh Butt was born in the Amritsar district village of Jabbowal into a Kashmiri Muslim family of wrestlers in the Punjab region of Northern India. He came from a wrestling family which was known to produce world-class wrestlers.[citation needed] The Butt family is believed by historians to originally have been Kaundinya gotra …

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Tarek Fatah

Life Tarek Fatah was born in 1949 in Karachi, Pakistan into a Punjabi family which had migrated from Mumbai to Karachi following the Partition of India in 1947. He was a leftist student leader in the 1960s and 1970s. Although he graduated with a degree in biochemistry from the University of Karachi, Fatah entered journalism as a reporter for …

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Early life and education Zardari was born in Karachi on 21 September 1988 to former Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto and her husband, former President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari. He is the maternal grandson of former President and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his wife Nusrat Bhutto. His paternal grandfather, Hakim Ali Zardari, was a politician and …

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Shoaib Akhtar

Personal life Akhtar was born in a small town in Morgah near Rawalpindi, Pakistan. His father, Mohammad Akhtar, “from a hardworking economically unprivileged Punjabi family of the Gujjar community”, who worked as a night watchman at a petrol station belonging to the Attock oil refinery, married his mother, Hameeda Awan, when she was still a teenager, and …

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Veena Malik

Early life Malik was born as Zahida Malik in a Punjabi family in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan to Malik Mohammad Aslam, and his wife, Zeenat Malik. Career Television In 2002, Malik was asked by Prime TV to host a show called Prime Gupshup for them ushering a new direction for her comic skills and she improvised on the hour-long show …

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Sara Loren

Sara Loren From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. Find sources: “Sara Loren” – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (October 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this …

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Abdul Qadeer Khan

Early life Khan was born in Bhopal, British India, into an Khanzada (Muslim Rajput ) ethnicity family.His mother, Zulekha (née Begum), was a housewife. His father, Abdul Ghafoor, was an alumnus of Nagpur University and an academic who served in the Indian Education ministry then permanently settled the family in Bhopal State after he retired in 1935.After the partition of India in 1947, his family emigrated from India to Pakistan in …

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Ali Zafar

Early life Zafar at the premiere of Tere Bin Laden, 2010 Ali Zafar was born on 18 May 1980 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan to a Punjabi family. His parents, Mohammad Zafarullah and Kanwal Ameen, were professors at the University of Punjab. He has two brothers; Zain and Danyal, the latter of these is a commercial model …

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Zeba Bakhtiar

Early life Bakhtiar is the daughter of former attorney general Yahya Bakhtiar. Personal life Bakhtiar married singer Adnan Sami in 1993 and they divorced in 1997. They have a son together named Azaan.She also got married to Javed Jaffrey before Adnan sami Filmography This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources. Please help …

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Prince Aly Khan

Birth and education This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (March 2018) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) Aly Khan was born in Turin, Italy, the younger son and only surviving child of the Aga Khan III and Cleope Teresa “Ginetta” Magliano. His father …

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Wasim Akram

Early and personal life Wasim Akram was born on 3 June 1966 to a Punjabi Muslim Arain family in Lahore.Akram’s father, Chaudhary Muhammed Akram, was originally from a village near Amritsar in east Punjab, India, who moved to Kamonki, Punjab, Pakistan, after the partition of India in 1947. At the age of 30, Akram was diagnosed …

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Ramzi Yousef

Early life The name “Ramzi Yousef” is believed to be an alias. The 9/11 Commission claimed that Yousef’s real name is Abdul Basit Mahmoud Abdul Karim.He was born in Kuwait to his parents who were from Pakistan and Palestine. His father is Mohammed Abdul Karim from Balochistan, Pakistan. His mother is believed to be the sister of Khalid Sheikh …

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Yash Chopra

Early life B. R. Chopra (sitting left) and Yash Chopra attending audio release of Naya Daur. At the start of his career Yash Chopra worked as an assistant director for his director-producer older brother, Baldev Raj Chopra. Chopra was born on 27 September 1932 in Lahore, British India, into a Punjabi Hindu family in …

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Saadat Hasan Manto

Biography Early life Saadat Hassan Manto was born in Paproudi village of Samrala, in the Ludhiana district of the Punjab in a Muslim family of barristers on 11 May 1912. His father was a judge of a local court. He was ethnically a Kashmiri and proud of his Kashmiri roots. In a …

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Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq

Early life Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq was born in a Punjabi Arain family in Jalandhar, Punjab Province of the British India, on 12 August 1924 as the second child of Muhammad Akbar, who worked as a staff clerk in the Army GHQ of India Command of British Armed Forces in Delhi and Shimla, prior to the independence of Pakistan from British colonial rule in 1947. Most accounts confirm that Zia-ul-Haq …

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Shahid Afridi

Early and personal life Afridi was born in 1975in Khyber Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. He is from the Afridi tribe of Pashtuns.Afridi is married to his maternal cousin Nadia Afridi and has four daughters: Aqsa, Ansha, Ajwa and Asmara. Afridi was drafted to the Pakistan senior national team after fine performances at the …

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Mahira Khan

Early life and education Khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan on 21 December 1984 to parents who are Urdu-speaking Pathans.Her father, Hafeez Khan, was born in Delhi during the British Raj, and migrated to Pakistan after the partition of India. Khan attended the Foundation Public School in Karachi from where she did her O-levels at …

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Aafia Siddiqui

Background Siddiqui came to the United States on a student visa in 1990 for undergraduate and graduate education and eventually settled in Massachusetts. While completing the requirements for her Masters and her PhD in neuroscience in less than four years, she found time to marry and start a family, and volunteer …

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Atif Aslam

Early life Aslam was born into a Punjabi Muslim family in Wazirabad, Punjab, Pakistan. He began his education in kindergarten at Kimberley Hall School, Lahore. In 1991, he moved to Rawalpindi where he continued his studies in St. Paul’s Cambridge School, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi. In 1995, Aslam returned to Lahore where he continued his studies in Divisional Public School. He attended PICS to …

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Hina Rabbani Khar

Early life and family Hina Rabbani Khar was born in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. Khar is the daughter of the powerful oligarch and politician Ghulam Noor Rabbani Khar. Her father is a prominent national politician and serves as a member of the National Assembly.She is a niece of Ghulam Mustafa Khar, the former Governor and Chief Minister of Punjab. Education Khar …

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Hafiz Muhammad Saeed

Early life Hafiz Muhammad Saeed was born in a family of Sargodha, Punjab.As told by him, his father, Kamal-ud-Din, a farmer, along with his family started migrating from East Punjab and reached Pakistan in around four months in the autumn of 1947. His family lost 36 of its members when migrating from Hisar, Haryana (erstwhile Punjab) to Lahore during …

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Nargis

Early life and background Nargis was born as Fatima Rashid in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British Indian Empire (now Kolkata, West Bengal, India). Her father Abdul Rashid, formerly Mohanchand Uttamchand (“Mohan Babu”), was originally a wealthy Mohyal Brahmin Hindu heir from Rawalpindi, Punjab Province who had converted to Islam.Her mother was Jaddanbai, a Hindustani classical music singer and one of the early pioneers of Indian cinema.Nargis’ family …

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Ajmal Kasab

Early life According to Indian Investigation Kasab was born in Faridkot village in the Okara District of Punjab, Pakistan, to Amir Shahban Kasab and Noor Illahi.His father ran a snack cart while his elder brother, Afzal, worked as a labourer in Lahore.His elder sister, Rukaiyya Husain, was married and lived in the village.A younger sister, Suraiyya, and …

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Raj Kapoor

Early life and background The Kapoor Haveli in Peshawar, in modern-day Pakistan Kapoor was born into a Punjabi Hindu family in 1924 at Kapoor Haveli, a house then owned by his father, in Peshawar, North Western Frontier Province, British India (in modern-day Pakistan), to Prithviraj Kapoor and Ramsarni Devi Kapoor. He was the eldest of six children in the family. He was the …

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Mohammad Ali

Early life Mohammad Ali was born in Rampur, British India on 19 April 1931. He was the son of Maulana Syed Murshid Ali, who was an Islamic scholar. Born into a religious family, he was the youngest of two brothers and two sisters. After his birth the family migrated from Rampur to Rohtak, and …

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Altaf Hussain

Early life Altaf Hussain was born on 17 September 1953 to Nazir Hussain and Khurseed Begum in Karachi, Sindh. Before the independence of Pakistan, Hussain’s parents resided at their ancestral home in Nai ki Mandi, Agra, UP, British India.His father was an officer with the Indian Railways.His paternal grandfather Mohammad Ramazan was the Grand Mufti of Agra …

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Muhammad Ali Bogra

Biography Family background and education Mohammad Ali was born in Barisal, East Bengal, India, on 19 October 1909.:5 He was born into an elite and wealthy aristocrat family who were known as the “Nawab of Bogra”, traditionally very close to the English monarchy.The prefix, Sahibzada (lit. Prince) is added before his name to represent the Bengali royalty which is customary to give …

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Bushra Maneka

Early life Bushra Bibi was born to a conservative, politically influential family from central Punjab. She belongs to the Wattoo clan, of whom the Manekas are a sub-clan. She originates from the town of Pakpattan, located 250 km southwest of Lahore. The town is known for being home to the Shrine of Baba Farid, of …

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Khawaja Nazimuddin

Biography Family background, early life and education Nazimuddin was born into an aristocratic and wealthy family of the Nawabs of Dhaka, Dacca, Bengal, on 19 July 1894. His father was Khawaja Nizamuddin and paternal grandfather was Khwaja Fakhruddin. He was the maternal grandson of Nawab Sir Khwaja Ahsanullah and his mother, …

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Shaukat Aziz

Education Shaukat Aziz was born in Karachi, Sindh Province of Pakistan on 6 March 1949. He studied at Saint Patrick’s School, Karachi and Abbottabad Public School, Abbottabad, Pakistan. His father, S.A. Aziz (sometimes Abdul Aziz) was a radio engineer employed in the state-owned Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) as chief engineer.His father, S.A. Aziz was noted …

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Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Early years Bacha Khan was born on 6 February 1890 into a generally peaceful and prosperous Pashtun family from Utmanzai in the Peshawar Valley of British India. His father, Bahram Khan, was a land owner in the area commonly referred to as Hashtnaghar. Bacha Khan was the second son of Bahram to attend the British-run …

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Ziauddin Yousafzai

Biography He was born on 20 April 1967. Ziauddin’s father was the orator Rohul Amin Yousafzai, who was also a teacher of theology at a government high school and Imam of the local mosque.He an educational activist himself. He was a teacher and used to run a chain of schools …

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Abida Parveen

Early life Parveen was born in mohalla Ali Goharabad in Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan. She received her musical training initially from her father, Ustad Ghulam Haider, whom she refers as Baba Sain and Gawwaya. He had his own musical school where Parveen got her devotional inspiration from. She and her father would often perform at shrines of …

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Mehdi Hassan

Early life Mehdi Hassan was born on 18 July 1927 in a village called Luna in Jodhpur district in British India into a family of traditional musicians. He claims to be the 16th generation of hereditary musicians hailing from the Kalawant clan of musicians. Mehdi Hassan had his musical grooming from his father …

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Iskander Mirza

Origins Ancestral roots and family background Main articles: Mir Jafar and Nawab of Bengal Iskander Ali Mirza was born in Murshidabad, Bengal in India on 13 November 1899,into an elite and wealthy aristocrat family who were titled as Nawab of Bengal and later after 1880 Nawab of Murshidabad. Mirza was the eldest child of Fateh Ali Mirza (b. 1864–d. 1949) …

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