Staying in the limelight, with stylist and makeup artists around you all your life, the public often forgets just how long some celebrities have been in the business. Some of the following celebrities have been in the public eye for as long as you can remember, while some have just arrived. Here are the REAL ages of some of Pakistan’s biggest names.
Shehzad Roy entered the music industry way back in 1996 as a skinny singer, wearing oversized suits and shirts in his music videos. Fast forward almost twenty years, he is still going strong, featuring in various ads and even continuing to make music. He is 40 years old.
Wasim Akram is how you define aging with grace. After establishing himself as probably the best fast bowler to have played the game of Cricket, Wasim tried his luck at presenting, but eventually returned to the game he loves. Having married an Australian who the country adores, Wasim Akram can do no wrong. He is 51.
When Sar Kiye Ye Paharh came out, most of us weren’t even born yet. Since those days,producing albums after albums allowed Strings to garner international fame and success, culminating in scoring a gig as Coke Studio’s Executive Producers. Bilal Maqsood and Faisal Kapadia are both 46 years old.
Much like the Bermuda Triangle, Mahnoor Baloch’s age hs been one of the biggest myths around. The enigmatic actress has been acting for as long as one can remember, and to this day remains a formidable force in the industry. She is 47 years old, and still going strong.
If there is anyone that commands automatic respect in the acting fraternity of Pakistan, Bushra Ansari is a name that instantly comes up. The versatile actress has graced pretty much every type of role in her long and glittering career on both the small and big screen. She is 61 years young.
In recent years, Fahad Mustafa has upped his star power by at least ten folds. The once chubby and tan actor is now a tall, gora and super fit celebrity now. With plenty of movies and projects down, and many more in the pipeline, coupled with hosting Jeeto Pakistan, Fahad Mustafa is here to stay. He is only 33.
A sunsilk ad propelled her to fame, allowing her to bag another acclaimed role in Jaanan, which also got her nominated for the Best Supporting Actress. She has since gone on to star in dramas, and also managed to score tvc of Pakistan’s biggest brands. Despite having accomplished so much already, Hania Amir is only 20!
The World Cup winner has one of the most recognizable voices of any Pakistani that you know of. After a successful cricketing career in which he also managed to captain the side, Ramiz stepped into the world of commentary and never looked back. At 55, where ever Pakistan Cricket goes around the world, Ramiz Raja follows.
Very few can doubt the pedigree of Adnan Siddiqui in Pakistan. He is one of the very few actors of the Subcontinent who have made it to Hollywood, even if his role was a very small one in an Angelina Jolie movie. Adnan Siddiqui is 48, and still slaying it.
Shahrukh, Salman and Amir Khan.
Pakistan has always been obsessed with the three Khans of Bollywood. The whole world has pitted them against each other, and despite having publicly fallen out with each other numerous times through the years, all three maintain immense respect for each other. Shahrukh is 52, while Salman and Amir are 51 and 52, respectively.
Abrar Ul Haq
In the 90s and early 2000s, Abrar Ul Haq was probably one of the biggest stars in Pakistani music. His punjabi numbers were popular throughout the world, earning him numerous international and national accolades. Nowadays, he has stepped into politics, and 48 years old.
Is there anything Ali Zafar cannot do? The painter, actor, singer, writer, poet… has released music albums, made it to India and succeeded as an actor, and does not plan on stopping anytime soon. Ali Zafar is 37, and raring to do more.
Hasan Shehryar Yasin
HSY has established himself as an international fashion powerhouse through his brand. He is known to be extremely friendly, helpful and a genuine mentor to the fashion and entertainment fraternity, and is known to be between 40 to 45 years old.
Meera is seen on numerous timed getting offended when the question of her age is thrown on to her. The scandalous actress has never been out of the news really, which often makes the public forget just how long she has been around for. Meera is only 26 years old, and has been so for the last 20 years.