A UK-based publication, Eastern Eye, has named Pakistani celebrity Sajal Aly in its list of Top 50 Asian celebrities. Moreover, Sajal Aly is the only Pakistani celebrity to be included in the top 10 of the list at number seven.
Other Pakistani celebrities including Atif Aslam, Hadiqa Kiani, and Bilal Abbas have also been included in the list. Sajal Aly has surpassed global celebrities including Hollywood celebrities. Her recent drama serials and performance in the web series have brought the versatile actor into the spotlight.
“It is a great honour for me to be included in the top 10. The challenges Covid-19 brought with itself continued in 2021, but this did not deter me from working hard,” Sajal said of the honor.
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“2021 was one of my busiest years with two films and two dramas back-to-back. As we are inching closer to 2022, I would like to take this moment to reiterate my commitment towards my craft and would like to assure my fans around the world there are more exciting projects to witness in 2022.”
The celebrities have been included in the list based on their incredible work, shattered the ceiling, create a positive impact, broke the boundaries, or inspired the audiences. Asjad Nazir, who has curated the list, praised the work of Sajal Aly.
“The prolific actress has gone from being the crown princess of Pakistani entertainment to the undisputed queen. Her work on web, TV, film, and the music video space in 2021 backs that up,” Asjad said.
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“Sajal breaking new ground for Pakistani actresses with roles she is taking on like her first big international project and setting a new benchmark with incredible performances. She is blazing a trail and others are following in her footsteps,” he added further.
Meanwhile, Atif Aslam has secured the 25th spot, Hadiqa Kiana 30th spot, Yumna Zaidi 35th spot and Bilal Abbas Khan has secured 39th spot in the list.