Popular global magazine Forbes recently released a list of Asia’s 100 digital stars list. The list highlights celebrities with a powerful presence on social media platforms.
The list includes renowned artists from all across Asia. Some of the prominent celebrities included in the list are Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma, Katherine Langford, KJ Apa, and Keith Urban.
Among the most influential personalities, Aiman Khan, Mahira Khan and Atif Aslam are the three celebrities from Pakistan that have made it to this coveted list.
The 100 digital stars list by Forbes features names of popular celebrities who have taken social media by storm this year. From China to India, South Korea and Philippines, it covers almost all of Asia-Pacific and it feels really great that 3 of our extremely talented stars have been featured in this list as well.
The first to be included at a prestigious rank in Forbes 100 digital stars list is none other than the veteran Pakistani actress Mahira Khan. Besides being a topnotch starlet, Mahira is spotted socially very active on other matters also. The Humsafar face through her high-status and massive fan following, voices out concerns over serious public issues, like mental health, sexual assaults etc. Other than that, Mahira also runs social awareness campaigns every now and then like her recent support to breast cancer cause. It is therefore that the actress is highly adored both nationally and abroad. Currently, Mahira houses more than 6.9 million followers on her Instagram handle.
Aiman Khan is the youngest celebrity of Pakistan who got featured in Forbes Asia’s 100 Digital Stars list.The elucidation read: ” With nearly 8 million followers, Khan is the most-followed Pakistani celebrity on Instagram. She and twin sister Minal run the clothing site Aiman Minal Closet, with 249,000 Instagram followers. Last year she was nominated for Best Actress at Pakistan’s Hum Awards for roles in TV shows Ishq Tamasha and Baandi.”
Released in May, his song “Asma-ul-Husna,” recites Allah’s 99 names to encourage hope during the pandemic, and has over 22 million views on YouTube. Aslam urged his 20 million Facebook followers to stay home to curb the spread of the coronavirus.