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Famous Karachi Grammar School Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 11.0k views29 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Karachi Grammar School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Karachi Grammar School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Karachi Grammar School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Karachi Grammar School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Karachi Grammar School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Karachi Grammar School.

List is made up of many different graduates, including Benazir Bhutto and Kumail Nanjiani.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Karachi Grammar School?” and “Which celebrities are Karachi Grammar School alumni?”
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    Benazir Bhutto

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 54 (1953-2007)

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderFemale

    Benazir Bhutto (Sindhi: بينظير ڀُٽو‎; Urdu: [beːnəˈziːr ˈbʱʊʈ.ʈoː]; 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007) was a Pakistani politician who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1988 to 1990 and again...  more

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  • 2
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  • 3

    Kumail Nanjiani

    Comedian, Screenwriter

    Age41

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderMale

    Kumail Ali Nanjiani (born February 21, 1978) is a Pakistani-American stand-up comedian, actor, podcast host, and writer. He is best known for writing and starring in the romantic comedy The Big Sick...  more

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  • 4

    Waheed Murad

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 45 (1938-1983)

    BirthplaceSialkot, Pakistan

    GenderMale

    Waheed Murad (Urdu: وحید مراد‎; 2 October 1938 – 23 November 1983), also known as Chocolate Hero, was a Pakistani film actor, producer and script writer.Murad has influenced the film industry in the...  more
  • 5

    Asif Ali Zardari

    Businessperson, Politician

    Age65

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderMale

    Asif Ali Zardari (Urdu: آصف علی زرداری‎; Sindhi: آصف علي زرداري‎; born 26 July 1955) is a Pakistani politician and the former co-chairperson of Pakistan People's Party. He served as the 11th...  more
  • 6

    Nadeem F. Paracha

    Cultural critic, Journalist

    Age53

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderMale

    Nadeem F. Paracha (Urdu: ندیم فاروق پراچہ‎) is a Pakistani journalist, author and cultural critic. He writes a column in the Dawn newspaper under the title Smokers' Corner.He is the author of four...  more
  • 7

    Pervez Hoodbhoy

    Physicist, Professor

    Age70

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderMale

    Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy (Urdu: پرویز ہودبھائی; born 11 July 1950) is a Pakistani nuclear physicist and activist who serves as Zohra and ZZ Ahmed Foundation distinguished professor at the Forman...  more
  • 8

    Atta ur Rahman

    Chemist, Scientist

    Age78

    BirthplacePakistan

    GenderMale

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  • 9

    Age73

    BirthplaceKolkata, India

    GenderFemale

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  • 10

    Abdurrahman Wahid

    Politician, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 69 (1940-2009)

    BirthplaceJombang Regency, Indonesia

    GenderMale

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  • 11

    Murtaza Bhutto

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 42 (1954-1996)

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderMale

    Mir Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto (18 September 1954 – 20 September 1996) was a Pakistani politician. He was the son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his Iranian Kurdish wife...  more
  • 12

    AgeDec. at 78 (1931-2009)

    BirthplaceShaheed Benazir Abad District, Pakistan

    GenderMale

    Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi (Sindhi:غلام مصطفا جتوئي) (Urdu: غلام مصطفى جتوئی‎) (14 August 1931 – 20 November 2009) was a Pakistani politician, and was Prime Minister of Pakistan in an acting capacity for...  more
  • 13

    Sherry Rehman

    Politician, Journalist

    Age59

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderFemale

    Sherry Rehman (Urdu: شیری رحمان‎; born 21 December 1960) is a Pakistani politician and former diplomat who has been the member of the Senate of Pakistan since 2015. She was the first woman Leader of...  more
  • 14

    Nazia Hassan

    Politician, Singer

    AgeDec. at 35 (1965-2000)

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderFemale

    Nazia Hassan (3 April 1965 – 13 August 2000) was a Pakistani pop singer-songwriter, lawyer and social activist. She started her music career at the age of 10, and became one of the most prominent...  more
  • 15

    Age76

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderMale

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  • 16

    Hussain Haroon

    Politician

    Age69

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderMale

    Abdullah Hussain Haroon (Urdu: عبداللہ حسین ہارون‎) (born 21 October 1950) is a Pakistani politician and businessman who serves Foreign Minister of Pakistan in Mulk caretaker ministry. He previously...  more
  • 17

    Kamila Shamsie

    Novelist, Author

    Age47

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderFemale

    Kamila Shamsie (born 13 August 1973) is a British Pakistani writer and novelist who is known for her award-winning novel Home Fire....  more
  • 18

    Sabiha Sumar

    Television director, Screenwriter

    Age59

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderFemale

    Sabiha Sumar (born 29 September 1961) is a Pakistani filmmaker and producer. She is best known for her independent documentary films. Her first feature-length film was Khamosh Pani (Silent Waters),...  more
  • 19
    Shahryar Rashed (Urdu: شہریار راشد) (1998–1948) was a Pakistani English language poet. He was the son of the Pakistani Urdu poet Noon Meem Rashid. Rashed attended Aitchison College, Karachi Grammar...  more
  • 20

    Ejaz Ahed

    Architect

    Age71

  • 21

    David Muller

    David Muller, M.D., is Dean for Medical Education and the Marietta and Charles C. Morchand Chair in Medical Education at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Additionally,...  more
  • 22
    Zoheb Hassan (born November 18, 1966) is a Pakistani pop icon and was a part of the duo Nazia and Zoheb....  more
  • 23

    Nadia Zaffar

    Nadia Zaffar born in Karachi, is an anchor and producer for Dawn News, Pakistan's first English-language TV news channel. Prior to joining Dawn News, Nadia worked for Business Plus in Pakistan as a...  more
  • 24

    Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

    Journalist, Documentary Filmmaker

    Age41

    BirthplaceKarachi, Pakistan

    GenderFemale

    Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (Urdu: شرمین عبید چنائے‎; born 12 November 1978) is a Pakistani journalist, filmmaker and activist. She is known for her work in films that highlight the inequality with women....  more
  • 25

    Nafisa Shah

    Nafisa Shah (Urdu: نفيسہ شاہ‎; born 20 January 1968) is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan, since August 2018. Previously, she was member of the...  more