KARACHI: Whether it was Benazir Bhutto marrying Asif Ali Zardari or Imran Khan marrying Jemima Goldsmith, there’s nothing like a celebrity wedding to get everyone talking. We recap the last weddings in Pakistan that became veritable obsessions.
2004: Humera Arshad and Ahmed Butt
Arshad, a singer, married popular model Ahmed Butt while the two were at the peak of their careers.
2006: Saud and Javeria Jalil
Their wedding brought together the Pakistani film and television industries.
2006: Ali Noor and Mandana Zaidi Noori’s frontman
Ali Noor marrying Mandana Zaidi had the band’s fans in tears.
2008: Mani and Hira
Though Mani didn’t marry a celebrity, it still made headlines.
2009: Aminah Haq and Ammar Belal
Haq and Belal caused a stir with their campaign for the ABCD fashion brand, and their coordinating wardrobes made them one of the most photographed couples in Pakistan.
2009: Ali Zafar and Ayesha Fazli
Zafar and Fazli were engaged for years before the two tied the knot last year.
2009: Sana and Fakhar Imam
Sana marrying Imam had all of Lollywood’s female actors vowing to follow suit ... soon.
2009: Emu and Nabila
Even though the two had been together for a considerable period of time, their age gap still has everyone abuzz.
2010: Adnan Sami and Roya Faryabi
Sami’s first two marriages were dissected in detail in India and Pakistan - he’s hoping the third time will be a charm with his German-Afghan wife Roya Faryabi.
2010: Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza
A Pakistani cricketer announces he’s marrying an Indian tennis player. Cue to instant media circus, political statements and an unknown woman claiming she was married to Malik.
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