Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari, the Special Assistant to PM Imran Khan for Overseas Pakistanis and Tourism is among the five best dressed South Asian men. The British Asian Style Magazine ranked him among the five best dressed Asian men in the latest rankings.
Classy in both eastern and western wear
He shares the list with another heartthrob, Pakistani actor, and singer, Fawad Khan. Besides them, Indian actor Ranveer Singh, British-Pakistani actor Riz Khan and Indian cricketer Virat Kohli are in the list.
“The Minister of Overseas and Tourism manages to pull off both western and eastern wear,” reads the magazine.
“His well-styled Italian suits and traditional Pakistani wear is refreshing to see. It brings a new side to politicians to see that they are not just all the same,” says the Asian Style Magazine about Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari.
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He is fast becoming the icon for youth, claims the magazine in its report on Syed Zulfikar Bukhari.
Meanwhile, the magazine praised Fawad Khan as “one of the most popular Pakistani actors” and his style as, “From well-tailored suits to perfect ethnic jackets, Fawad can make anything he wears, work.”
He has appeared several times before in the magazine’s rankings of ‘sexiest’ or ‘most good looking’ male celebrity.
Fawad Khan’s global presence
Fawad Afzal Khan (born 29 November 1981) is a Pakistani actor, producer, screenwriter, model, and singer. He has received several awards, including a Filmfare Award, three Lux Style Awards, and six Hum Awards. Khan began his acting career on the television sitcom, Jutt, and Bond. He formed an alternative rock band, Entity Paradigm, with the show’s co-stars and began his music career as its lead singer.
After about 250 performances, he left the band to pursue a film career. Khan made his film debut with a supporting role in Shoaib Mansoor’s Khuda Kay Liye (2007). The film became one of Pakistan’s highest-grossing films.
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He had his first success in the television period drama, Dastaan (2010), for which he received the Best Male Actor Award at the Pakistan Media Awards. Also, Khan played a lead role in the television serial Humsafar (2011). He appeared in Sultana Siddiqui’s family drama Zindagi Gulzar Hai (2012). For both performances, he received the Lux Style Award for Best Actor – Satellite. Khan made his Bollywood film debut with the lead role in the romantic comedy, Khoobsurat (2014) after which he received the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. Fawad Khan was primarily praised for his portrayal of a closeted homosexual in the highly successful family drama, Kapoor & Sons (2016).
In addition to acting, Khan has raised money for charitable organizations throughout Pakistan. He has endorsed several popular brands and products. Khan appeared in the list of the ‘sexiest Asian males’ by the British magazine Eastern Eye. He founded a clothing brand named Silk by Fawad with his wife and has modelled for the brand.
Background of Sayed Zulfikhar Bukhari
People may have anticipated the inclusion of Fawad Khan in the list. But the inclusion of a Pakistani minister Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari in the rankings of five best dressed Asian Men is pretty astonishing for the people.
Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari, also known as Zulfi Bukhari, is a British Pakistani businessman and politician. He currently serves as an Advisor to Prime Minister Imran Khan in the capacity of a Minister of State in Cabinet.
He is the producer of Pakistani film Cake. Also, the film made it as Pakistan’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards but was not nominated.
Zulfikar Bukhari is working with other state institutions to manage the crisis of coronavirus in Pakistan. He is tasked with the repatriation of the stranded Pakistanis stuck in different countries due to pandemic. He is a close aide of PM Imran Khan. Hence, he often comes in the crosshair of opposition for his strong relations with Imran Khan. Sayed Zulfi Bukhari is working tirelessly to facilitate Pakistanis all over the world.
The magazine has certainly included Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari in the list of best dressed Asian Men for his appealing and impeccable dressing sense. The minister effortlessly balances his wardrobe between the eastern and western attires that enhances his magnetic personality.