Pakistani Shows That Turned These Actors Into Superstars Overnight!

Abiya Manzoor

Abiya Manzoor

Fashion and Features Editor

The Pakistani entertainment industry is blooming thanks to the commitment and passion of our favorite celebrities. However, everybody needs to go through their struggle period to become what they are today. Interestingly sometimes a show earns so much success that they are able to become Superstars overnight. This piece goes out to all of them.
Scroll down to see who made it to our list!
Mahira Khan in Humsafar
Mahira Khan as Khirad became everyone’s favorite character as soon as Humsafar hit the screens. Mahira has been to the Cannes Film festival and Paris Fashion week since then.

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Ahad Raza Mir in Yaqeen ka Safar
Doctor Asfi became the nation’s heartthrob as soon as he transformed his look from a boy next door, to suave Doctor Asfi in Yaqeen Ka Safar


Imran Ashraf in Ranjha Ranja Kardi
Imran Ashraf’s versatility came knocking through our doors as her portrayed the very difficult character of Bhola in Ranjha Ranjha kardi.

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Iqra Aziz in Suno Chanda

Iqra Aziz as Ajiya in Suno Chanda became the nation’s darling as the show garnered a lot of attention thanks to it’s entertaining plot and remarkable performances by the protagonists.

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Bilal Abbas Khan in Cheekh
The show gauged a lot of attention in general and Bilal received praise for being a versatile actor as he played the negative lead in this show.

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Sanam Saeed in Zindagi Gulzar Hai
Kashaf in Zindagi Gulzar hai was such a layered character and Sanam Saeed did a commendable job in bringing all those layers to light.

Ayesha Omar in Bulbulay
Ayesha Omar’s comic timing and portrayal of Khoobsurat earned her the status of a great TV actress.

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Saba Qamar in Maat
While it’s true that Saba Qamar has a number of phenomenal dramas to her name but her acting and versatility in Maat earned her a lot of critical acclaim.


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