It’s Mahira Khan’s birthday today!The superstar is a year older, a year wiser and just keeps getting better with time.
As she turns 35, we look back at what a happening year she’s had, all she’s achieved and wish her even more blessings in the coming year.
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She became a Goodwill ambassador for UNHCR
Th actor was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador by the UNHCR in November. She joined the UN Refugee Agency and is now using her new position to speak up for the cause.
"I feel proud that my country has shown such generosity towards three generations of Afghan refugees."— UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency #RefugeeForum (@Refugees) November 7, 2019
Congratulations to Mahira Khan for becoming a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan. 👏 @themahirakhan https://t.co/LLBEaYAgzA pic.twitter.com/8hinWe9Pjk
She recently took part in an international campaign joined by Hollywood icons such as Ben Stiller, Riz Ahmed, Cate Blanchett and Neil Gaiman among others.
She represented Pakistan at Paris Fashion Week
Mahira became L’Oreal Pakistan’s brand ambassador last year and even made an appearance in Cannes 2018. This year, she attended the prestigious Paris Fashion Week where she strutted the ramp for L’Oreal’s collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld.
Had such an unforgettable time with the most magnificent women (and men)! So grateful that I get to represent my country on so many platforms.. even more grateful for the love and support! 🙏🏼Thank you @Loreal @LorealPak ♥️🇵🇰 #LOrealPFW #LorealParis #lorealpakistan pic.twitter.com/2F4ETnGOha— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) October 1, 2019
She also had us living vicariously through her updates as she partied with Helen Mirren, chilled with Camila Cabello and Olivia Culpo and danced with Daniella Rahme in front of the Eiffel Tower.
She masterfully shut down ageist comments
When Firdous Jamal made an inappropriate comment about Mahira’s age, claiming she should play mothers, she made sure to remind everyone that not only has she already played a mother in the iconic Humsafar, but she plans on “staying in the industry till I’m playing a grandmother and even a great grandmother and I actually look forward to that.”
Mahira Khan joined the first ever National Youth Council
Prime Minister Imran Khan formally approved the launch of 33-member National Youth Council (NYC) in July. The council was formed for uplift of the youth of the country. When he made sure the team included prominent figures from various fields, you know that means Mahira!
Khan became the first Pakistani celebrity to hit 5 million Instagram followers
Mahira Khan is the first Pakistani celeb to reach 5 million followers on Instagram.
She’s closely followed by Aiman Khan who was the second celeb to do so while Sajal Aly and Minal Khan are also just shy of the 5 million mark.
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