10 most famous social media icons in Pakistan in 2014

 Social media icons in PakistanHow popular your friend or relative is, can only be revealed by the social media profile that he owns. Similarly, the social media fan following plays a significant role in making a celebrity worth following for those who are yet not following them. Pakistan, like many other countries, hold a great value for social media. Here are 10 most famous Social Media Icons in Pakistan in 2014, have a look!

1. Fawad Afzal Khan

Fawad Khan famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebook followers: 551,590

Twitter followers: 6678

Fawad Khan is known as the lead singer for EP. He started his acting career by playing the lead role in Dastaan. After the phenomenal success of Humsafar, Fawad became the apple of our eyes. He has also recently signed a movie in Bollywood.

2. Imran Khan

Imran Khan famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebook followers: 1,746,111

Twitter followers: 1,030,000

Imran Khan is the most successful Pakistani cricket captain. His fan following increased last year during the election campaigns. He is specifically prominent among the youth of the country. Imran has once again gained fame due to his campaigns about rigged elections. He is now demanding verification of the thumb impressions of voters.

3. Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebook followers: 2,477,984

Twitter followers: 188K

Boom Boom Afridi, as he is commonly known by cricket lovers, is famous among the Pakistani population for his massive hitting and quick run chasing. Recently he played some magnificent innings in Asia Cup 2014 to bring victory against the Indians. The match was concluded in the last over and Afridi delivered his best by staying on the wicket. Also, he made a good score of 59 on just 34 balls against Bangladesh.

4. Hamid Mir

Hamid Mir famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebook followers: 26,867

Twitter followers: 685K

Hamid Mir is associated with the Jang group since 1987. He also has the title for the youngest editor for any Urdu national newspaper. He has also been awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz for his achievements. Hamid Mir has been conducting ‘Capital Talk’ from Geo News since 2002. He is also writing columns for Jang and a book on Osama Bin Laden. He was attacked by gunmen on 19th April 2014 and was seriously injured. He was admitted immediately and survived after a successful operation.

5. Sharmeen Obaid

Sharmeen Obaid famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebook followers: 22, 050

Twitter followers: 56.2K

Sharmeen is the Pakistani legend who got an Oscar for her short film ‘Saving Face’. She is currently working with Aaj Tv and raising social issues through her documentaries.

6. Shaista Lodhi

Shaista Lodhi famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebook followers: 761,508

Twitter followers: 3478

Shaista Lodhi is the morning show host for Geo TV. A controversial show went on air on 14th of May after which Geo Entertainment channel has been closed. Inquiry is still going on.

7. Junaid Jamshed

Junaid Jamshed famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebbok followers: 1,615,159

Twitter followers: 59.7K

Initially Junaid started as a singer but now he is famous as a religious personality and owner of his clothing line. Junaid is known for his hamds, naats and ramzan transmissions. J. also launched their new lawn collection for women last month.

8. Veena Malik

Veena Malik famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebook followers: 81,781

Twitter followers:214K

Veena Malik recently took a U-turn and changed herself after getting inspired by Maulana Tariq Jameel. She got married to Asad Khattak. Veena has vowed to work for social and religious causes now.

9. Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebook followers: 3,957,053

Twitter followers: 443K

Ali has been a youth icon since he stepped into the industry. He got more famous after appearing in some hit Bollywood movies alongside the stars of Indian cinema. Ali also has good vocals and his songs are popular among the young people.

10. Zamad Baig

Zamad Baig famous Pakistani social media icon

Facebook followers: 91,170

Twitter followers: 2,201

Zamad Baig is the winner of Pakistan Idol season 1. He won the title after getting thousands of votes from his fans.

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  1. why you placed Fawad above Imran bhai? 🙂

  2. You should need to place Imran Khan on the top. One more thing Shahid Khan Afridi also deserves the second spot in the list.

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