10 Most Known Personalities Of Pakistan

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Heroes are the assets that make a nation proud; they epitomize a country by showing the World their hidden talents that no one else possesses.

Pakistan Is a country having plenty of talented national folks that we are proud of, it’s a home of  some of the most inspiring people in the world.

Here Is The List Of 10 Real Life Champions of whom Nation Is Proud Of

Abdul Sattar Edhi

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He is a prominent Pakistani philanthropist, social activist, ascetic and humanitarian. He is the founder and head of the Edhi Foundation, the largest non-profit social welfare organization in world.

Abdul Sattar Edhi has been running the Edhi Foundation in Pakistan for the better part of six decades. The foundation owns the world’s largest ambulance service, and operates free nursing homes, orphanages, clinics, women’s shelters, food kitchens, and rehabilitation centers for drug addicts and mentally ill individuals all across the country.

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

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Credited with winning the first independent Oscar by a Pakistani for her documentary ‘Saving Face,’ filmmaker and journalist Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy previously won an Emmy award for her documentary ‘Pakistan: Children of the Taliban’ in 2010. Apart from her Emmy and Oscar success, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy also became the first non-American to win the Livingston Award for Young Journalists, which is part of the largest all-media prizes in the USA.

Shahid Afridi

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Shahid Afridi also popularly known as Boom Boom Afridi is regarded as one of the greatest big-hitting cricketers of all time, where he has the longest six of any form of the game. He is known for his aggressive batting style, and previously held the record for the fastest ODI century in 37 deliveries.

Flight Lieutenant Ayesha Farooq

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Flight Lieutenant Ayesha Farooq, at the age of 26, is one of only five female fighter pilots in the Pakistan Air Force. She is the first Pakistani female fighter-pilot who is combat-ready.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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The man with an astonishing range of vocal capacity, the legendary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was considered to possess the greatest voice ever recorded. His voice transcended not only in time, but also language and religion. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan significantly strengthened Pakistan’s global image.

Ali Moeen Nawazish

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The wonder boy from Rawalpindi who holds the record for the most A grades in the GCE A-Level. Ali Moeen Nawazish scored 22 “A” grades out of a possible 24, and etched his name in the Guinness Book of World Records. Apart from being a graduate of Cambridge University, Ali Moeen Nawazish runs several schools and educational projects for the youth of the country.

Arfa Karim Randhawa

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Arfa Karim gained global fame in 2004 when she became the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) at the age of nine (a record she held until 2008). She lived just long enough to proudly put Pakistan on the map for something positive, leaving behind a legacy that will be very hard to match.

Namira Salim

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Arguably one of Pakistan’s silent heroes, Namira Salim was the first Pakistani to travel into space, giving her the honor of being Pakistan’s first astronaut. Namira Salim is also the first Pakistani to reach the North Pole and the South Poles. She holds the record of being the first Asian to skydive over Mount Everest.

Jahangir Khan

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A superhuman and champion like the world had never seen before, Jahangir Khan is a world Squash legend. He was the youngest World Open Champion (at 17 years old), won 10 consecutive British Open Championships, and went on an unbeaten run of 555 consecutive matches over a period of more than 5 years.

Air Commodore MM Alam Khan

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Pakistan’s very own fighter ace of the Air Force, then Squadron Leader MM Alam, was Pakistan’s top scoring fighter ace in the 1965 Indo-Pak War, downing nine Indian fighters in his F-86 Sabre fighter during the war. He holds the world record for downing five Indian aircrafts in under a minute, with the first four coming in only 30 seconds, a record that still stands to this day.

 

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