Pakistan is home to a number of celebrities who have performed Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca. Here are some of the most famous Pakistani celebrities who performed Hajj and Umrah.
Every Muslim who is able-bodied and can afford it is obliged to make the Hajj, which is one of the five pillars of Islam. Every year, millions of Muslims from all over the world make the journey to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform these rituals.
Pakistani Celebrities Who Performed Hajj & Umrah
A number of Pakistani celebrities go to Mecca each year along with millions of Muslims. Numerous Pakistani celebrities performed the Hajj and Umrah in the past few years. Among the Pakistani celebrities who performed Hajj are:
Junaid Jamshed was a well-known Pakistani singer, who later turned to preach. He was also a brand ambassador for Pakistan International Airlines. Junaid Jamshed and his wife performed Hajj in 2011 as a couple.
Shahid Afridi is a former Pakistani cricketer and current philanthropist. He is also the current brand ambassador of the Pakistan Super League. Afridi performed the Hajj in 2012.
Aamir Liaquat Hussain
Aamir Liaquat Hussain was a Pakistani TV personality and politician. He had hosted a number of popular TV shows. Aamir Liaquat Hussain performed the Hajj in 2013.
As part of the list of Pakistani celebrities who performed Hajj, Veena Malik is also included. She is a Pakistani actress and model. She has appeared in a number of films and TV shows, both in Pakistan and India. Veena Malik performed Umrah in 2016.
Imran Khan is a former cricketer and current politician. He is the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party and also the current Prime Minister of Pakistan. In 2019, Khan and Bushra Begum performed Umrah together.
Atif Aslam is a Pakistani singer-songwriter and actor. He has recorded numerous chart-topping songs and has also appeared in a Tv dramas. Aslam performed the Hajj in 2019.
Hamza Ali Abbasi
Hamza Ali Abbasi is a Pakistani film and television actor, director, and producer. He has also worked as a model and is a recipient of the Pride of Performance award. Abbasi performed the Hajj in 2019.
Feroze Khan is a Pakistani model and actor. He has appeared in a number of TV dramas and is also a brand ambassador for a number of Pakistani brands. Feroze Khan performed the Hajj in 2019.
Javeria Saud is also among the list of Pakistani celebrities who performed Hajj. She is a Pakistani model, actress, and naat reciters. She has appeared in a number of TV dramas and also hosts many shows. Javeria Saud performed the Hajj in 2022.
Saud Qasmi is a Pakistani film actor, producer, and host. He has appeared in a number of Pakistani Punjabi movies and also starred in TV dramas. Saud Qasmi performed the Hajj in 2022.
The above list represents just a few of the Pakistani celebrities who performed Hajj or Umrah during their lives. Many others, who have also made the pilgrimage, and who continue to do so year after year, are among those who have made the pilgrimage.