Pakistani actors have tons of potential and energy which is why many of these actors have also managed to set up their own businesses. It is a trend the world over that the celebrities run their own businesses once they have made enough money from their primary job. It is always a great idea to invest in the business because that ensures personal growth too.
In Pakistan industry there are many actresses who are running their business successfully and some are launching their business.
Atiqa Odho joined the Pakistani entertainment industry as a model and an actress. She has been part of many mega projects and was known for her beauty and her acting skills. After making a big name for herself in showbiz, Atiqa Odho set up her own cosmetic brand with the name Atiqa Odho Cosmetics. She was the first Pakistani celebrity to come up with her own make-up brand. Atiqa Odho’s business has flourished over the years and is going strong.
Nadia Hussain is an actress and a model who also runs her own salon and has recently started her cosmetic brand as well. Nadia Hussain too takes business initiatives and manages to work on different platforms at the same time. Nadia Hussain Bridal Salon and Clinic is located in Karachi, Clifton area. Nadia Hussain does the make-up herself too and she also got training in doing a few cosmetic procedures to widen the scope of her business. Nadia Hussain’s cosmetic brand was launched only recently. It goes by the name NH Bling Cosmetics. Nadia Hussain also has her own clothing brand which is quite popular.
Juggun Kazim is an entrepreneur in the true sense of the word. She has so much energy and she makes sure that she invests all this energy in her work. Juggun Kazim runs two different businesses; a salon and a gym. She makes sure that she supervises her businesses properly and is actively involved in both of them.
Urwa Hocane & Mawra Hocane
Urwa Hocane and Mawra Hocane recently started their own clothing line which consists of Western wear. Their first collection got an unprecedented response. Their clothing line goes by the name UXM and they have an interesting tag line too which goes with the way they spell their name. The two celebrity sisters did modeling for their own clothing line and they did everything they could to promote it. Starting a business at such a young age is not easy but Urwa and Mawra managed to do just that!
Aiman Khan and Minal Khan
Aiman Khan and Minal Khan started working in the entertainment industry at a really young age. That is why even though they are still young, they have managed to save enough money to make the most of their popularity by starting their clothing brand. Their brand is called AnM closet – Aiman Minal Closet. Their outfits are usually formal and Minal has been doing most of the modeling for the photoshoots. Aiman and Minal are brand ambassadors for their brand. It is really wise of them to start a business so early in their career.
Shagufta Ejaz is one of the most seasoned Pakistani actresses. Whether she plays a negative role or a positive one, she always shines in it. She also runs her own parlor which is based in Karachi. Her beauty salon which is named Envy has been running successfully for many years now. Many celebrities have also endorsed her salon because they love it just as much as they love Shagufta.
Saheefa Jabbar is a relatively new actress who established herself as a model first. She has her own unique style which is liked by many. Recently this young actress also joined the league of those actors who run their own businesses by launching her own clothing brand titled ‘Evervanna’. This is a new project which is really close to her heart and the designs clearly reflect Saheefa’s personal style. She also did the modeling for her brand.
Arisha Razi and Sarah Razi
Arisha Razi and Sarah Razi also stepped into the business world in 2020. They launched their own clothing brand with a catchy title ‘It’s for You’. They also did some of the modeling for their clothes themselves and are really enthusiastic about this business venture.
Sunita Marshall talked about the financial struggles she went through in one of the recent interviews and that was the reason why she decided to start her own business. She has opened up her own online boutique with make-up, accessories, and clothes handpicked by her. She also was running a business previously with the title ‘Book My Memories’.
Komal Aziz is another young actress who runs her own clothing business which she has often promoted on morning shows as well. She always liked designing clothes so she decided to take it up as a business project. Her brand is titled ‘Omal by Komal’ and she recently started taking orders for personalized Khussas as well.
Sanam Jung recently launched her own fragrance line named ‘Sanam Jung Fragrance’, which is also Pakistan’s first woman-led fragrance brand. Her fragrance has three ranges; Forever Crush, Heavenly Divine, and Mystic Fall with each bottle priced at Rs4,000 and is currently available only in Pakistan.
Hania Aamir recently announced that she will soon be launching a range of diverse and unique fragrances. The name of her brand and when she will launch has not been revealed yet. However, in a post on Instagram, she has announced she is launching her own fragrance.
Maya Ali has launched a clothing line called Maya Pret-A-Porter. Ali announced her new business on social media earlier this week, along with the brand’s logo. Ali shared information about her new venture saying, “If there is no dream there is no struggle. I and my dear cousins zainab.qadeer and @ansaqadeeraq are endeavoring to turn our lifelong dream into reality. My belief is cemented now more than ever in the fact that ALLAH always makes away if the intentions are pure. I am absolutely thrilled and a teeny bit nervous to launch MAYA prêt-a-porter. All I need now is your love and prayers.”
‘Bulbulay’ star Ayesha Omar, an actress, activist and fashion icon has now added entrepreneur to her list of achievements. She has launched her skincare line under the name ‘Ayesha O Beauty’. The product range is all natural and inspired by naturopathy.