A person is given a celebrity status when s/he becomes a household. There was a time when the public used to stay away from politics and political figures, but with the rise of the media a sneak peek into the lives of the country’s politicians has become quite easy. Following are a few politicians which enjoy a celebrity status in our country.
1. Imran Khan
Without a doubt, the PTI chairman tops the lot. Before entering into politics, Imran Khan was already loved in the country due to his exceptional performances in cricket. The same love was showered on him once he entered the political battlefield. People follow him religiously and love to have a glimpse of his personal life as well.
2. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
After the unfortunate 2007 incident that claimed the life of Benazir Bhutto, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari caught the attention of the Pakistanis. The young man was instantly liked by a lot of girls due to his good looks. The young politician has come a long way since then. He has a pretty impressive following on social media accounts as well.
3. Sheikh Rasheed
Who can forget the dramatic entry made by Sheikh Rasheed to join an ongoing protest? Similar to a glitzy Hollywood style action hero, Rasheed managed to reach at his destination. He took out a cigar and addressed his followers. He got his admirers instantly. Way before this stunt, Rasheed’s witty reply and remarks have made him popular among the youth.
4. Fatima Bhutto
Benazir Bhutto’s niece has a strong political background. She has published her books that highlight the country’s political situation. Her charming personality and the level of intellect adds more to her overall persona.
5. Sharmila Farooqi
Bold and beautiful Sharmila Farooqi has become a household name. She is a strong woman who represents her party at the best.
6. Ayla Malik
Ayla Malik is a Pakistani politician who was a member of the National Assembly in the early 2000s. She has represented her political views impressively. She enjoys the fame that come her way.
7. Hina Rabbani Khar
Charismatic Hina Rabbani Khar has played a major role in the country’s political system. She was also very popular for carrying very tasteful expensive handbags.
8. Maryam Nawaz
The daughter of the prime minister is nothing less than a celebrity in the country. She is the right hand of her daughter and handles everything quite well.
9. Ishratul Ebad
The former governor of Sindh served the position for quite long. Apart from politics, the former governor once showcased his music skills. He skillfully played an electric guitar and his audience felt delighted.
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10. Marvi Memon
The Pakistani politician has contributed a lot to the country’s political system. She currently heads an income support programme that helps the country’s impoverished segment.
Contributed by Aimen Siddiqui