Proud moment for Pakistan’s entertainment industry as three renowned artist got listed in Forbes Asia-Pacific’s 100 digital stars list due to their contribution to the entertainment and digital industry. The list includes some noteworthy celebrity names from across the continent like KJ Apa , Amitabh Bachan, Akshay Kumar ,Shahrukh Khan ,Alia Bhatt , Chris Hemsworth and many more.
Among Pakistani stars Mahira Khan appears first in the list,her social media following of 7 million people is highlighted and how she contributes to create awareness regarding mental health , breast cancer and violence against women is also appreciated.
Atif Aslam was praised for his release of Asma ul Asna as it played a major spiritual guidance for people and its release was an emotional way to promote staying home by pulling people’s spiritual string.
Forbes applauded Aiman Khan for her contribution to the Pakistan’s TV industry by stating;
‘With nearly 8 million followers, Khan is the most-followed Pakistani celebrity on Instagram. She and twin sister Minal run the clothing site Aiman Minal Closet, with 249,000 Instagram followers. Last year she was nominated for Best Actress at Pakistan’s Hum Awards for roles in TV shows Ishq Tamasha and Baandi.’
Forbes stated its purpose for initiating this list as
‘Much of the region’s population is spending time isolated at home, where people are relying on their screens for communication and entertainment.
We’ve given special focus to celebrities who, despite cancelled physical events and activities, managed to remain active and relevant, largely by using social media to interact with their fans, raise awareness and inspire optimism. Many also used their influence to help worthy causes, especially those with a Covid-19 focus,”