These Pakistani celebrities included in Forbes’ “Asia’s 100 Digital Stars”
Forbes’ list of Asia’s 100 Digital stars has just been published and it includes our very own, Aiman Khan, Atif Aslam, and Mahira Khan.
The list incorporates stars from Akshay Kumar, Jay Chou, Katherine Langford, and Amitabh Bachchan to Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan, BTS, and others.
Talking about Mahira Khan, the publication wrote that she “uses her social media presence — nearly seven million Instagram followers and over four million on Facebook — to raise awareness about mental health issues, violence against women and breast cancer”.
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Atif Aslam’s ‘Asma-ul-Husna’ was lauded by the publication. It wrote, “Released in May, his song Asma-ul-Husna recites Allah’s 99 names to encourage hope during the pandemic and has over 22 million views on YouTube. Aslam urged his 20 million Facebook followers to stay home to curb the spread of the coronavirus.”
About the Bay Dardi actress Forbes wrote, “With nearly eight million followers, Aiman is the most-followed Pakistani celebrity on Instagram. She and her twin sister Minal run the clothing site Aiman Minal Closet, with 249,000 Instagram followers.”
Aiman Khan expressed her joy on this achievement via an Instagram post. The starlet said, “Grateful for everything and honoured to be part of the @forbesasia 2021. She went on to congratulate Mahira Khan and Atif Aslam and wrote, “Couldn’t be more happy to be sharing this with the ultimate superstars.”
Here’s wishing them the best for their future endeavors. May our celebrities keep on shining and making us proud, as a nation.
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