Six Times Pakistani Celebrities Made Us Proud This Year
2022 is proving to be an year of great success for Pakistani celebrities. A number of our stars have made us proud thanks to their incredible talent.
Here, in this article, we will be talking about Pakistani celebrities who made global headlines and made us proud.
Arooj Aftab’s Grammy Win
Arooj Aftab winning the Grammy for Best Global Music Performance was a big win for her as well as Pakistan. Her wonderful rendition of Hoshiarpuri’s “Mohabbat Karne Waalay Kam Na Hongay” has been a great hit.
The Ali Sethi and Shae Gill‘s song is something which gets even more better every time you listen to it. Perhaps, its the reason why its still trending despite being released weeks ago. Not Pakistanis but Bollywood celebrities are also huge fans of this song.
Joyland at Cannes
Saim Sadiq’s directorial debut Joyland received a 10-minute standing ovation at the prestigious 75th annual Cannes Film Festival. It also won the Jury prize. The film’s cast comprises of Salman Peerzada, Sania Saeed, Sarwat Gilani, Alina Khan, Rasti Farooq, and Ali Junejo.
The upcoming Disney + series is getting lots of hype way before it officially aires. The Canadian-born Pakistani, Iman Vellani, will be making her debut. It has been co-directed by none other than Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, and the cast includes Nimra Bucha, Fawad Khan, Mehwish Hayat and Samina Ahmed.
Humayun Saeed as Dr. Hasnat Khan
The Pakistani veteran actor will be seen playing the role of Dr. Hasnat Khan, Princess Diana’s alleged boyfriend, in Netflix’s The Crown. He will be seen in the fifth season.
Ahad Raza Mir in Resident Evil
After winning hearts of the local fans, Ahad will be looking to make his mark on the international stage when he makes his Netflix debut. Recently, the actor took to his Instagram and wrote: Hope, this brings you some joy.”
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