Famous People From Pakistan

List of famous people from Pakistan, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Pakistan, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Pakistan you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Pakistan, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

List people include Prem Nath, Riaz Ahsan and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Pakistan?" or "Which celebrities were born in Pakistan?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Vallabhbhai Patel
    Dec. at 75 (1875-1950)
    • Birthplace: Gujrat City, Nadiad, India
    Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950), popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian politician. He served as the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was an Indian ...more
  • Iqbal Masih
    Dec. at 12 (1983-1995)
    • Birthplace: Muridke, Pakistan
    Iqbal Masih (Urdu: اقبال مسیح‎) was a Pakistani Christian boy who became a symbol of abusive child labour in the developing world.
  • Yash Chopra
    Dec. at 80 (1932-2012)
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    Yash Raj Chopra (27 September 1932 – 21 October 2012) was an Indian director and film producer who worked in Hindi films. The founding chairman of the film production and distribution company Yash ...more
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    Imran Abbas Naqvi is a Pakistani actor and former model. He is best known for his performance as Hammad/Maddy in Khuda Aur Muhabbat. After working for several years in TV dramas, Imran Abbas made his ...more
    • Birthplace: Govindpura, Pakistan, Pakistan
    Milkha Singh (birthdate, 8th Oct 1935), also known as The Flying Sikh, is an Indian former track and field sprinter who was introduced to the sport while serving in the Indian Army. He was the only ...more
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    Prem Chopra (born 23 September 1935) is an Indian actor in Hindi and Punjabi films. He has acted in 380 films over a span of over 60 years. He has a soft-spoken diction despite being a villain in ...more