Ten Year Challenge: Spot The Tabdeeli

We decided to do the ten year challenge for these Pakistani personalities


Everyone is taking the ten year challenge. What is it? Basically a side by side comparison of where you were 10 years ago. We took the challenge for these Pakistani icons. Take a look!

1. Ali Zafar

2009: Married Ayesha Fazli after the success of Chhanno

2019: Fresh off the successes from Teefa and Bollywood, also mangled in harassment controversy

2. Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan, ten year challenge

2009: VJ Mahira moves from MTV to Aag TV as a sought after TV host

2019: Mahira Khan is a true superstar and ambassador to Pakistan wherever she goes

3. Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari

2009: 2 years after the death of his mother, Bilawal has now come under the spotlight at the age of 21

2019: Chairman of the PPP and Member of the National Assembly

4. Atif Aslam

2009: Promoting his two hit songs for Bollywood film ‘Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani’

2019: Easily an icon in the Pakistani and Indian music industry

5. Pakistani Cricket Team

pakistani cricket team, ten year challenge

2009: Reigning T20 World Cup champions

2019: Reigning Champions Trophy winners

We’re looking forward to the Cricket World Cup 2019! 

6. Strings

2009: Having just wrapped up their album co-produced by John Abraham, Strings participates in the debut season of Coke Studio

2019: Stepping down from producing Coke Studio, Strings recently celebrated its 30th anniversary as a band

7. Nawaz Sharif

2009:  “Musharraf pushed the country’s economy 20 years back” after the end of the Martial Rule

2019: Sharif and his family are consumed in a string of trials and allegations of mass corruption

8. Farhan Saeed

2009: Farhan Saeed gains popularity as the lead singer of Jal the band after Atif Aslam

2019: Married to Urwa Hocane, Saeed has made his place as an actor and singer in the Pakistani media

9. Amir Liaquat

2009: Alim Online

2019: Panther

10. Saving the best for last, Imran Khan

2009: Struggling to make an impact in Pakistani politics

2019: Leader of the PTI and Prime Minister of Pakistan

Have you taken the #tenyearchallenge yet?

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*Disclaimer: All pictures are roughly around the time frame of 2009 and 2019, they may not portray the exact year.

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