Pakistan is a Muslim country so majority of us believe that all of our celebrities are Muslim too. But there we have non-Muslims celebrity too, who have made their name big in the industry with their talented skills. Here is the list of 12 Pakistani celebrities you won’t believe are not Muslims.
1. Benjamin Sisters
Benjamin Sisters is the famous Pakistani singing band of 80’s. Three sisters, Nerissa, Beena and Shabana Victor were the born in a Pakistani Christian family. Their father name was Benjamin Victor, which was taken as the title of their band.
The real name of Shabnam is Jharna Basak, and she belongs to a Hindu family. Shabnam was one of the top leading actresses of Pakistani cinema in its early days. She won the coveted Nigar Award 13 times and also won the “Pakistan National Award” thrice.
3. Deepak Parwani
One of the renowned names of Pakistani fashion industry Deepak Parwani belongs to Hindu Sindhi community of Pakistan. He has made Pakistan proud by setting his name in the Guinness Book of Records by creating the world’s largest Kurta.
4. Sunita Marshal
One of the top models of Pakistani fashion industry Sunita Marshal belongs to a Christian family. She married to a Muslim actor Ahmed Hassan.
5. Jia Ali
One of the top rated models of Pakistani fashion industry Jia Ali belongs to a Christian family Her brother Munna Mushtaq, is also a Pakistani fashion photographer.
6. Zoe Viccaji
Pakistani singer, model, song writer and music producer Zoe Viccaji belongs to a Christian family. She was born in Kharian, Pakistan to Adi Viccaji and Lynettee Viccaji, a Parsi father and Christian mother.
7. Danish Kaneria
Former Pakistani cricketer Danish Kaneria belongs to a Hindu family. Kaneria holds the record for most international wickets by any Pakistani spin bowler. After Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Imran khan hee is fourth on the list of bowlers with most Test wickets for Pakistan.
8. Binita David
Pakistani actress Binita David also belongs to a Christian family. She is also famous for reciting Surah-e-Ikhlaas in a special ramzan transmission on a local television.
9. Rachel Gill
Supermodel of Pakistani fashion industry Rachel Gill belongs to a Christian family. She is currently ranked among the high-flying fashion models of industry.
10. Arthur Nayyar
Famous Pakistani singer of 70’s and 80’s Arthur Nayyar, popularly known as A. Nayyar belongs to a Pakistani Christian family. A. Nayyer belongs from Lahore where he still resides.
11. Anil Dalpat
Anil Dalpat was the first Hindu cricketer in the Pakistan Test team. Dalpat was a lower-order batsman and wicket keeper, he represented Pakistan for a brief interval in the early 1980s. He is also the cousin of Danish Kaneria.
12. Irene Parveen
Irene Parveen Pakistani playback singer from the 1960s belongs to a Christian family. She sung many memorable songs like ‘Tumhi ho mehboob meray mein kyon naa tumhain pyar karon’.