Canadian people of Pakistani descent

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Yasmeen Ghauri
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    Yasmeen Ghauri

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    Yasmeen Ghauri (Urdu: یاسمین غوری‎; born March 23, 1971) is a Canadian former model.


  2. Sitara Hewitt
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    Sitara Hewitt

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    Sitara Hewitt (also known as Tara Hewitt) is a Canadian film and television actress of Welsh & Pakistani ethnicity.


  3. Adnan Sami
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    Adnan Sami

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    Adnan Sami is a singer, musician, pianist, actor and composer based in Mumbai. He has a command of Indian and Western Classical/Semi-Classical music, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Indian Classical music, Fusion & Indian Film music. He is the first person in musical history to play Indian Classical Music on the Piano in a style he pioneered & created through the Indian instrument called the Santoor. He is also popularly known as being the 'Fastest Keyboard player in the world & the Keyboard Discovery of the Nineties' (described by the US based Keyboard Magazine). He can play over 35 musical instruments.


  4. Al Mukadam
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    Al Mukadam

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    Al Mukadam (born Ali Mukaddam on April 6, 1985) is a Canadian director, producer, screenwriter and actor of Pakistani descent. He graduated from Humberside Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Ontario in 2003 and studied film at university. His debut directing film was Mookie's Law. He has also produced his shorts and documentaries.


  5. Kader Khan
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    Kader Khan

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    Kader Khan is an Indian film actor, comedian, script and dialogue writer, as well as director. He has appeared in over 300 films after his debut in the 1973 film Daag in which he acted as a prosecuting attorney. Khan graduated from Ismail Yusuf College affiliated to Bombay University. Before entering the film industry in the early 1970s, he taught at M. H. Saboo Siddik College of Engineering, Mumbai as a professor of Civil Engineering.


  6. Zaib Shaikh
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    Zaib Shaikh

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    Zaib Shaikh (born 1974) is a Canadian actor, writer and director, best known for his roles as Amaar Rashid, an imam in the CBC Television sitcom Little Mosque on the Prairie, and Jayesh in Metropia, an evening soap opera broadcast on Omni Television.


  7. Sabrina Jalees
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    Sabrina Jalees

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    Sabrina Jalees (born April 19, 1985) is a Canadian comedian, dancer, actor, host and writer from Toronto, Ontario, now based in New York City, who writes a weekly column in the Toronto Star's ID section. Most recently, she was a writer for Canada's Got Talent.


  8. Sonia Ahmed
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    Sonia Ahmed

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    Sonia Ahmed (Urdu: سونیا احمد) (born 23 August 1980), is a Kuwaiti born Pakistani and founder of Miss Canada Pakistan Inc., also known as Miss Pakistan World, Mr. Pakistan World and Mrs. Pakistan World. She is a pioneer in the international beauty and talent pageant industry for Pakistan. Ahmed started the pageant industry for Pakistan in 2002 in Toronto, Canada.


  9. Sara Ghulam
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    Sara Ghulam

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    Sara Ghulam (born May 3, 1989 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian model. She comes from a multicultural family of Pakistani, Maltese, and Scottish backgrounds.


  10. The Bilz
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    The Bilz

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    The Bilz (Brothers-in-Law) is a Montreal-based Canadian South Asian urban/pop and electronic musical group made up of two music producers, DJ Vicious (real name Vishal Urva), a Canadian South Indian musician, and Master-D (real name Subir Dev), a Canadian Bengali musician. After important collaborations with Kashif Khan, a Pakistani-Canadian R&B musician in their 2006 debut album The Bilz, Kashif was included in the Bilz formation from 2007 on and the second album Breaking Barriers was released in 2010 as The Bilz & Kashif. The third album named The Trinity is released in 2013. The primary audience of the band is Canadians of South Asian descent. The Bilz create mostly Hip-Hop / R&B / Desi Music. The band also runs its own production house called Bilz Music.


  11. Adil Shamasdin
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    Adil Shamasdin

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    Adil Shamasdin (born May 23, 1982) is a Canadian professional tennis player who specialises in doubles. He reached his highest doubles ranking of world no. 55 on April 20, 2015.


  12. Ashfaq Hussain
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    Ashfaq Hussain

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    Ashfaq Hussain Zaidi, PP, (born 1 January 1951) is a leading modern Urdu poet and an author of more than 10 books of poetry and literary criticism. He is considered by many as the foremost expert on the life and works of great Urdu poets Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Ahmad Faraz and also on Progressive Writers Movement. For his contributions to Urdu literature, Hussain was awarded the Presidential Pride of Performance from the government of Pakistan.


  13. Zarqa Nawaz
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    Zarqa Nawaz

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    Zarqa Nawaz (Born 1968 in Liverpool, England) is a British-Canadian freelance writer, journalist, broadcaster, and filmmaker of Pakistani origin.


  14. Tahmena Bokhari
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    Tahmena Bokhari

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    Tahmena Bokhari is a Pakistani-Canadian beauty pageant titleholder and social worker. She was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and spent several childhood years in Faisalabad, Pakistan. She won Mrs. Pakistan World 2010 in Toronto and became the 3rd Pakistani woman in history to represent women on an international platform. When she won Mrs. United Nation International 2010, she became the first Pakistani woman to win an international pageant title for Pakistan.


  15. Mahnoor Baloch
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    Mahnoor Baloch

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    Mahnoor Baloch is anPakistani actress, model and film director. Mahnoor, a Canadian national, began her modelling career at the age of 23 and made her TV debut in 1993 with the drama serial Marvi.


  16. Asif Dar
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    Asif Dar

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    Asif Kamran Dar (born April 16, 1966) is a former boxer from Pakistan, competing in the lightweight (– 60 kg) division. He was born in Quetta.


  17. Michael John Hamdani
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    Michael John Hamdani

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    A Pakistani Canadian document-forger and immigrant-smuggler, Michael John Hamdani (also Amarjit Singh Sangha, Azam Shah, Ranjit Singh, Ahmad Malik) rose to notoriety after he entered a plea bargain with authorities, and triggered a manhunt for five fictitious Middle Eastern terrorists he invented. Authorities were later chastised for crying wolf, and frightening the public with a terrorism alert from the information they had.


  18. Adnan Virk
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    Adnan Virk

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    Adnan Virk (born July 29, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian sports anchor, currently working for ESPN. He is the fifth Canadian and first Muslim Sports anchor to be hired by ESPN.


  19. Sehr Mahmood
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    Sehr Mahmood

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    Sehr Mahmood (Urdu: سحر محمود ‎) from Karachi, Pakistan was crowned Miss Pakistan World 2006 (Urdu: دوشیزه دنیا پاکستان‎) on April 1, 2006 in Toronto, Canada.


  20. Tarek Fatah
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    Tarek Fatah

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    Tarek Fatah (born November 20, 1949), is a Canadian writer, broadcaster, a secular and liberal activist. He is the author of Chasing a Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State. In the book Fatah challenges the notion that the establishment of an Islamic state is a necessary prerequisite to entering the state of Islam. He suggests that the idea of an Islamic state is merely a mirage that Muslims have been made to chase for over a millennium. Chasing a Mirage was shortlisted for the $35,000 Donner Prize for 2008–09 but did not win.


  21. Roach Killa
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    Roach Killa

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    Roach Killa is an award-winning Punjabi rapper and Canadian recording artist.


  22. Obby Khan
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    Obby Khan

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    Ibrahim "Obby" Khan (born October 8, 1980) is a former Canadian football centre. He most recently played for the Canadian Football League's Calgary Stampeders.


  23. Mohammad Ashraf Siddiqui
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    Mohammad Ashraf Siddiqui

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    Born in 1969, Mohammad Ashraf Siddiqui is a former member of Pakistan's Mohajir Quomi Movement. He was subsequently denied refugee status in Canada on the basis of his membership in the group which immigration officials classified as "terrorist", prompting cries of disparity since other members of the group had been allowed in with findings that the group had no association to terrorism.


  24. Musarrat Nazir
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    Musarrat Nazir

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    Musarrat Nazir is a Pakistani singer and actress who sang and acted in many Urdu and Punjabi films. She also sang solo, mostly wedding and folk songs. She was born to a middle-class family on 13 October 1940. Her parents were of Punjabi origin from Lahore. Her father Nazir Ahmed, worked for the municipal corporation as a registered contractor at the time of her birth.


  25. Tariq Hussain
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    Tariq Hussain

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    Tariq Hussain is a Canadian singer-songwriter based in Vancouver BC.


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