The UK publication, Eastern Eye issued their top 50 Asian celebrity list. The publication stated the purpose of this inaugural list as to celebrate the stars who shined brightest in these darkest of times. Stating the criteria as,
‘The list is based on those who did good work, made a positive impact, broke boundaries, shattered glass ceilings, gave hope, did philanthropic deeds or were just inspiring in their own unique way.’
In the list of Asian celebrities our Pakistani’s celebrities surely deserved a place there. The total of 4 celebrities were recognized by the UK publication which included Ali Zafar, Bilal Abbas Khan, Sarwat Gillani and Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy.
The Oscar winner director, Sharmeen Obaid is the only director in the list. She was acknowledged for raising awareness regarding social issues.
The rising star of Pakistan, Bilal Abbas Khan and newest Churail, Sarwat Gillani also made it to the list of 50 due to their astounding work for the entertainment industry.
Our very own heartthrob, Ali Zafar was commended for his newest musical and philanthropical work amidst these Covid-19 times.
These lists are surely a great initiative to honor our celebrities for their work.