Famous Pakistani Celebrities And Their Bangladeshi Connection

Famous Pakistani Celebrities And Their Bangladeshi Connection


Muzna Ebrahim

Muzna Ebrahim was born in Africa as she belongs to Tanzanian descent and her mom is from Dhaka Bangladesh now.

Muzna  migrated to Karachi Pakistan with her family in her teen age as she spent 2 years in England too. Because of  shifting, actress had to suffer for her studies .

Muzna is now a known face of tv , she was class fellow of dr Shaista Lodhi in medical college.Muzna is mother of beautiful daughter. Her first drama was Daame Rasai back in 2001 which was based on side effects of internet.


actually is a pure Bengali, as both her parents are from Dacca, where she was born in 1985. But she admits to having no recollection whatsoever of her early years there, as due to her father’s business, the family had to migrate to Pakistan when she was only three years of age. Karachi is where she was brought up and this is the place she is most in love with because as they say, home is where the heart is.

she attended Saint Patrick’s High School For Girls, where she did her Matriculation from and later went on to attend DHA Degree College For Women from where she finished her Bachelors in Psychology, Islamic History and Library Science.

she was never a very good student . Eshita was efficient in extra curriculars though, like basketball (which she blames for tanning her complexion), karate (in which she holds a green belt) and of course, acting in school plays!

Eshita’s first break came in the form of pop rock band Noori’s video for their single titled “Suno Ke Main Hoon Jawan” , directed by Sohail Javed, soon followed by a telefilm for Geo Television called “Bubly Ghar Say Kyun Bhaagi”, where she played the title role.

She has worked in serials like “Najia” and “Meri Jaan”(in which she played a villain) as two of her favourites, and is looking forward to feedback on two of her upcoming plays with Hum TV, one titled “Bazaar”, in which she plays an actress from the red light district, and the other one is a Ramadan play in which she plays an U.S. returned spoilt brat.


Alamgir was born on 11 August 1955 in East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh). His father Farmuzal Haq was a politician and a member of the All India Muslim League and later a member of Pakistan’s National Assembly during the presidency of Ayub Khan. He studied in Mirzapur Cadet College, Tangail, in the province of East Bengal. He briefly studied in B A F Shaheen College in Dhaka. At the age of around 15, he moved to Karachi, West Pakistan to continue his studies at the University of Karachi to finally immigrate to USA.




Jharna Basak, known by the stage name Shabnam (born 17 August 1942)[1] is a Bangladeshi and Pakistani stage and film actress. Actor Waheed Murad introduced her to the Pakistani film industry by offering her a lead role in his film Samundar in 1968. Shabnam remained active in Lollywood in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s. She has been nominated for Nigar awards several times, winning it 13 times (the most for an actress). She has appeared in over 180 films. She was a leading actress in the Pakistani film industry for 28 years.

She migrated from East to West Pakistan in 1968,and lived in the country until the late 1990s, following which she migrated to her native Bangladesh

Munni Begum

Munni Begum was born in Kushtiya, West Bengal, India. The third child of seven children, she first started taking music lessons from the famous singer Ustad Khwaja Ghulam Mustafa Warsi. Subsequently, she studied in the school of music for three years, and thereafter she launched her career.

Her parents migrated from India to East Pakistan in the early 1950s. East Pakistan later became independent Bangladesh. She studied in BAF Shaheen School, Dhaka; however, she moved to Pakistan before graduating from high school, due to Bangladesh Independence War of 1971.