Pakistan has a huge fashion industry with some world famous designers, which means that the industry has also produced some world famous fashion models, who work side by side top fashion designers. In this article, we have compiled a list of Top 15 Pakistani Female Supermodels who are an essential part of the fashion scene in the country.
Top 15 Pakistani Supermodels
Here is the List of the Top 15 Pakistani Supermodels:
- Zara Peerzada
- Rubya Chaudhry
- Sunita Marshall
- Nooray Bhatti
- Amna Ilyas
- Sadaf Kanwal
- Mushk Kaleem
- Hira Shah
- Nimra Jacob
- Sara Loren
- Iman Ali
- Cybil Chaudhry
- Rabia Butt
- Nadia Hussain
- Mehreen Syed
Now, here’s a little bit about each of the mentioned Pakistani female models:
1. Zara Peerzada
Hailing from Lahore, Zara Peerzada started her modeling career at the age of 18 and quickly rose up the ranks to work for some of the top magazines and brands, both locally and internationally. Some of the top brands she has worked with include Gul Ahmed, Vaneeza Lawn, Khaadi, and Luscious Cosmetics.
Apart from modeling Zara Peerzada loves to do charity work and travel as the actress if often seeing posting pictures from her adventures on Instagram.
2. Rubya Chaudhry
Rubya Chaudhry is a Pakistani actress and fashion model, who has worked for a number of top magazines and brands in the country. The actress, who started out with modeling has also appeared in several TV dramas, including cult-classic horror film Zibahkhana in 2006.
She has worked with some of the top designers as their runway model, including Arif Mahmood and Ayesha Hasan.
3. Sunita Marshall
Sunita Marshall is one of the top most Pakistani Supermodels having won several awards, including the Lux Style Award for Best Model in 2008 and the Hum Award for Best Female Model.
The model turned actress has worked in several top drama serials, including Mera Saaein, Mera Saaein 2 and Khuda Aur Muhabbat 3.
4. Nooray Bhatti
Regarded as one of the top models in Pakistan, the acclaimed Nooray Bhatti is an old-stager in the world of glamor. With her invincible hard work, Nooray has now established herself as a leading model of Pakistani fashion industry and has been nominated four times for ‘Best Female Model’.
Nooray Bhatti started her career in 2003 with her first photoshoot by Khawar Riaz, who helped to push her into the fashion industry and she was acknowledged right away as she went on to work for many big names.
The model has worked for some of the top designers, including Fahad Hussayn, Rizwan Beyg, Umar Sayeed, Nilofer Shahid, Deepak Perwani, Karma, Maria B, Amir Adnan and many others. Besides, she regularly appears on PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week and Pakistan Fashion Week.
5. Amna Ilyas
Model turned actress, Amna Ilyas, deserves a place on the List of Top 15 Pakistani Female Supermodels after working with some of the top brands and winning many awards, including Lux Style Award for Best Dressed Female in 2013 and Best Female Model in 2015.
Amna Ilyas is also known for her roles in several films, including Zinda Bhaag, Good Morning Karachi, Baaji, and Ready Steady Go.
6. Sadaf Kanwal
Representing the younger and fresher generation of models, Sadaf Kanwal made waves in the fashion world in a tremendously short period of time. Sadaf has done modeling for countless top fashion designers and designer brands of Pakistan including Sheep, Khaadi, Sapphire, Maria B, Shariq Textile and Umsha by Uzma Babar to name a few.
Furthermore, she regularly appears in fashion shows and on the covers of many popular fashion magazines such as Sunday Plus, SHE, Good Times, Visage, Paparazzi etc. Moreover, she has won several awards over the course of her career, including the Lux Style Award for Best Female Model three times.
Sadaf Kanwal has worked in some popular drama serials and movies as well, including 2017’s Balu Mahi.
7. Mushk Kaleem
Fairly new to the modeling world, Mushk Kaleem joined the industry in 2017 but quickly rose to fame with the help of her talent as she worked for some of the top fashion brands. Her artistic features and natural almond eyes were immediately recognized by the top fashion designers, as she was offered a project straightaway.
Thanks to her ability to carry both traditional eastern and edgy contemporary looks with complete ease, Mushk ended up taking a place amongst the Top Pakistani Female Supermodels.
8. Hira Shah
Hailing from the city of Hyderabad, Hira Shah has acquired the status of one of the Top Pakistan Female Supermodels having worked for some of the top brands. Hira came into spotlight in 2016, when she was nominated as Best Emerging Talent at Lux Style Awards, followed with winning the title for Best Female Model in 2017.
Furthermore, Hira Shah is also acknowledged as a renowned London-based model and fashion designer as she did not limit her career to Pakistan only. For her gifted good looks and perfect model height and skills, Hira was offered ramps by many international brands which she accepted gladly.
Additionally, as a fashion designer, she participated in the Muuse’s Most Promising Designer competition by Vogue Talents and Vogue Italia in 2011 and 2012. Her work has been published in magazines including Vogue Italia, Asiana Magazine, Khush Magazine, Asian Bride Magazine, Syn, Slave and Defuse Magazine to name a few.
9. Nimra Jacob
Nirma Jacob makes her way on the List of Top 20 Pakistani Female Supermodels having worked for many major brands and campaigns. The model certainly stands out with her curly hairs and beautiful dusky skin, which coupled with her modeling talent has risen her to become one of the top models in the country.
She has also won multiple awards, including Lux Style Award for Best Female Model in 2022.
10. Sara Loren
Sara Hussain, better known by her stage name, Sara Loren, is a well known Pakistani actress and model, who has won several awards during the course of her career. The actress/model has worked for both Lollywood and Bollywood having starred in Pooja Bhatt’s Kanjaare and later being part of the 2013 film Murder 3.
In Pakistan, Sara Loren has worked in Yasir Nawaz’s Anjuman and also won the Tarang Houseful Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film. She was also nominated for Best Actress for her performance in Main Mar Gai Shaukat Ali at the 2nd Pakistan Media Awards.
Loren has also appeared in several other projects, including Mahnoor, Meharun Nisa, Mehar Bano aur Shah Bano, Riyasat, and several more.
11. Iman Ali
Regarded as one of the highest-paid models of Pakistan, Iman Ali has worked with top designers in the fashion industry, including Suneet Varma, Tarun Tahiliani, Rina Dhaka, Manish Malhotra, and JJ Valaya.
She went on to work in several movies as well, including Khuda Kay Liye, Bol, Mah-e-Mir, and newly released Tich Button.
12. Cybil Chaudhry
Cybil Chaudhry is another well established name in the fashion world and has been modeling since 1999 when she was only 15 years old. The model has worked with numerous national and international designers, including Asim Jofa, Faraz Manan, Fahad Hussyn, Sobia Nazir, Flitz, Gul Ahmed, Bareeze, Karma, Umer Sayeed, HSY, Mehdi, Karma, Muse, and many more.
She has won the Lux Style Award for Best Model in 2014 and has been nominated three times.
13. Rabia Butt
28-year-old Rabia Butt, who hails from Lahore lies among the Top Pakistani Female Supermodels. The model started her journey in the fashion industry in 2008 and has been nominated for the Best Female Model consecutively in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2017 before winning the Lux Style Award for Best Female Model twice.
She has worked with top brands, including Khaadi, ÉLAN, and Sapphire.
Apart from modeling, Rabia has also depicted pivotal roles in several drama serials, including the crucially celebrated period drama Aangan and Yeh Dil mera.
14. Nadia Hussain
Born in Europe, Nadia Hussain moved to Pakistani at the age of four and started her modeling career in 2000 at the age of 19 years and quickly rose to become of the top models in the country, which is why she needs to be on the List of Top 15 Pakistani Supermodels. Apart from being a model, she is also a dentist, a beautician and a mother of four kids.
She has worked with some of the top designers, including Rizwan Beyg for the Sarajevo Fashion Week and owns her own lawn collection and footwear line called Fetish.
15. Mehreen Syed
Hailing form a conservative Syed family, Mehreen Khan ventured into the fashion industry in 2003 at the age of 19 years and worked in a photoshoot by Ather&Shehzad and quickly rose to become one of the Top Pakistani Female Supermodels.
She has named Miss Pakistan in 2004 and went on to work for some of the top brands and magazines in the country. Mehreen Syed also dived into the world of showbiz and starred in several projects, including Paataal in 2004.
Syed was also the first Pakistani model to appear on the cover of Middle East fashion magazine, Alamra and several other international fashion publications, including Time, Vogue, and Marie Claire.
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