Our very own starlet Mahira Khan, a world renowned star, always makes it to headlines for her achievements. Earlier this month, the starlet made it into news for claiming the fourth spot on the list of 50 Sexiest Asian Woman. Now the ace actress is back in news for she has been named as the female celebrity of the year by Eastern Eye, a renowned Asian weekly newspaper based in UK.
The Humsafar-famed actress was contesting against famous South Asian celebrities such as Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra.
According to Eastern Eye, Mahira Khan has been selected as the woman of the year because she is an inspirational figure who has represented her country on multiple platforms, paving the way for others to follow.
“A lot of female celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra and British actress Jameela Jamil went beyond their stardom. Mahira Khan has not only made a real difference, but also empowered a generation of women in Pakistan. She is an inspiration for working mothers; not only she has raised money for charity, highlighted important social causes, but is also an impressive ambassador for her country on a global stage,” said Asjad Nazir, the chief entertainment editor of Eastern Eye as quoted by a digital entertainment website.
He further added that Mahira has created a path for Pakistani stars with her appearance at Cannes this year just like Aishwariya did the same for Indian stars through her apperance at Cannes Red Carpet in 2002.
Indeed Mahira Khan is a multitalented star & an inspiring woman. Congratulations Mahira!