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Aiman Khan celebrates fellow Forbes honorees Atif Aslam, Mahira Khan

Pakistani celebrities, Mahira Khan, Aiman Khan and Atif Aslam have been featured in the Forbes Top 100 Digital Stars in Asia released in December.

Actress Aiman Khan congratulated two other Pakistani celebrities, Mahira Khan and Atif Aslam after being featured in the Forbes Top 100 Digital Stars in Asia released in December.

Khan shared her excitement with her social media followers and also gave a shout out too other Pakistani celebrities Aslam and Khan for representing Pakistan in the list that includes the likes of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Katherine Langford, KJ Apa, Keith Urban, and others.

“Grateful for everything and honoured to be part of the @forbesasia 2021,” wrote Aiman. “Congratulations @mahirahkhan and @atifaslam Couldn’t be more happy to be sharing this with the ultimate superstars and my favourite,” she added.

Regarding Aiman Khan, the publication had written that “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. Last year, she was nominated for Best Actress at Hum Awards for roles in TV shows Ishq Tamasha and Baandi,” the publication wrote further. Khan is the most followed celebrity on Instagram in Pakistan.

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The publication acknowledged the humanitarian and social services of Mahira Khan.

“Khan 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,” the description for the actor read.

Last month, she had made it to the list of the BBC’s 100 Most Influential Women 2020. The list features successful and influential women globally from different walks of life.


For Atif Aslam, Forbes said, “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.”

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