“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable”
Pakistani actresses have made waves in the industry through their fashion statements. Despite fashion and style once being supermodels’ forte, Pakistani actresses are a vision of beauty.
Typically, Pakistani fashion was known to be restricted to ethnic wear: salwar kameez. Although with the progression of fashion, modern trends have seeped into the industry.
From dramas series to the red carpet, their style game has us awestruck.
Here, we shall have a look at Pakistan’s top actresses who are indeed fashion icons and continue inspiring us.
Mahira Khan is known for her effortless and minimal style. She made her debut in the film Bol, 2011. This got her a nomination for best actress in the Luxe Style Awards (LSA).
She rose to fame from her amazing role in the drama Hamsafar. Also, she later worked in dramas like Shehr-e-Zaat, Sadqey Tumhare and Bin Roye.
However, the Bin Roye star usually goes for simple looks. Alternatively, she does not hesitate to take things up a notch. She carries all kinds of looks with utter ease. It is no wonder she lights up the ramp.
Also, her prominent looks include draping sleek sarees when going to movie premiers. They also include elegant and traditional looks.
Also, her choice of Western wear is equally beautiful. From denim to wide-leg trousers, Mahira Khan is a chic inspiration.
Mawra Hocane is an actress and a social media star. She holds a law degree in Islamic Law. The sky is certainly not the limit for this young and vibrant actress.
She has gained popularity in a short time. Particularly, she is well-known for her roles in Aangan, Sanam Teri Kasam and Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (JPNA).
Additionally, the JPNA actress has a very strong style game.
She keeps a perfect balance between casual and glamorous looks.
For example, her denim on denim ensemble is the perfect everyday attire. The distressed style is certainly on-trend. With accessories kept to a minimal.
While her traditional looks portray a regal persona complete with extravagant necklace and earrings set. The Hocane sister pulls off every look with grace.
Sonya Hussyn began her career in acting many years ago. Her great performances were seen in Mein Hari Piya, Nazo and Aangan. It is best said in her own words that she has built the kingdom that she wanted.
Her latest look from the LSA stood out. She wore Shamsha Hashwani’s floor-length golden gown to the awards. The extravagant bodice design caught everyone’s attention. Additionally, the inclusion of a trail enhances the stunning gown.
Also, she does not shy away from experimentation. She often changes her hair which contributes to her trendy looks.
Moreover, she loves to add some bling to amp up her ethnic wear or gowns. While pairing sunglasses to her casual looks to create a chic look.
Ayeza Khan is a supermodel and one of the leading Pakistani actresses. She began her career from Tum Jo Miley on Hum TV. Later she worked in memorable roles in dramas like Pyarey Afzaland Koi Chand Rakh.
Known for her traditional looks, she carries her outfits with impeccable grace.
She has been a part of clothing brands from time to time. For example, she is the brand ambassador of Alkaram Studios.
With her ethereal beauty, she adds the right amount of class in traditional dresses.
Furthermore, her latest look from her telefilm Vespa has been a vision of beauty. She is giving major style goals with this look.
Additionally, she enhances her ethnic ensembles with statement earrings.
Saba Qamar is one of the most popular and highest-paid Pakistani actresses of the industry. She has received several accolades. These include the LSA and a nomination from Filmfare Award and Hum Award.
Her enviable fashion sense leaves a mark everywhere she goes.
The Baaghi actress loves to play with style. Her LSA 2019 look was memorable. Her personality goes well with the saying:
“Get a girl that can do both.”
There is not a single boring style moment from this actress. She likes to keep things stylish yet comfortable.
Being confident in comfortable clothes adds to her persona.
Additionally, her sleek hairstyles enhance the beauty of her outfits.
One of the most prolific Pakistani actresses is Sajal Ali. She has had a smooth climb from the girl-next-door to television queen. She entered the industry after completing her education in Karachi.
Her prominent roles are in Mehmoodabad Ki Malkain, Gul-E-Rana, Rangreza and Aanganand Yaqeen Ka Safar. She recently got engaged to Television actor Ahad Raza Mir.
Sajal Ali’s style has always been more inclined to Desi wear.
Although, she carries both Pakistani and Western wear with equal grace. Her Instagram feed is a clear reflection of her excellent taste in Pakistani wear.
Furthermore, it is evident that she prefers minimal jewellery and simple makeup. This allows her outfits to do all the talking.
Her career began from modelling in various TVC Productions. Later, she entered the drama industry where she became successful in a short amount of time.
It is all because of her immense acting skills which led to her rising career. Her popular dramas have been Suno Chanda, Ranjha Tanjha Kardi and Khamoshiand Qurban.
Remembering her on-screen chemistry with co-star Farhan Saeed, she told Dawn:
“I love the fact that Suno Chanda united families.”
She has become one of the main Pakistani actresses and has been known as the “Queen of Expressions”. We love her fashion sense whether it is jeans and a T-shirt or floor-length gowns. She slays every look.
Additionally, it seems she strategically dons accessories with her attires. If the outfit is heavily embellished, she tends to keep jewellery to a minimum. While the simpler the attire, she opts for statement pieces.
She has been in our minds as one of the most successful Pakistani actresses and television star. She got married to television actor Muneeb Butt in which she looked no less than a princess. In fact, together their Instagram game is quite strong.
She gave major bride goals during her wedding with multiple events.
Also, her major work includes Baandi, Ghar Titli Ka Par, Be Dardi and Ishq Tamasha.
She has made a name for herself in the industry in a very short time. Bridal looks are one of her main appearances. She looks graceful in bridal wear.
Here, this monochrome outfit is intricately designed with beautiful pearls and sequences. To complement this she has donned a choker necklace with matching earrings to provide some colour contrast.
Kubra Khan is a British-Pakistani model turned actress. She has a motor engineering degree and she acted in seven serials in the last two years. Her dedication and talent have made a clear mark in the entertainment industry.
This actress has given hits like Alif Allah Aur Insaan, Sange-E-Mar Marand Khuda Aur Muhabbat.
Also, her style is a unique one. Trendy, glamorous and cute, all can be seen in one. She can pull off any ensemble with extreme grace.
She is known for her exotic looks and amazing acting skills. As well as for her elegant looks. She loves both Eastern and Western wear.
Moreover, another contributing factor to her style is her hairstyles. They enhance the overall look.
Who is not familiar with the Zindagi Gulzar Hai star? She is one actress who is the closest to perfection. With a free-spirit, her style game has always been on point.
She has worked in several hits including Aakhri Station, Cake, Zindagi Gulzar Hai and Dil Banjara.
She has a calm personality which is reflective in her style.
Her statuesque figure can rock any kind of trendy yet comfortable look.
In this instance, her rendition of a Noor Jahan is timeless. From the lace saree to stunning accessories and makeup, her recreation is worthy of praise.
Therefore, if you need inspiration Sanam Saeed will surely be considered an ageless beauty.
Hareem is a multi-talented actress. She has worked both in the drama and film industry. Some of her work includes working in Baaghi, Diyar-e-Dil, Heer Maan Ja and Janaan.
Also, she is the spokesperson for L’Oreal along with her acting and modelling career. She has always given serious fashion goals in all her looks.
Her sense of style majorly consists of wearing power suits. No one can pull western looks as well as her.
In this essence, her red suit was a true power statement for all working women.
Furthermore, her choice of ethnic wear evokes a feminine and elegant touch.
With her cute looks and acting talents, she is the glam girl of the industry. Her work includes Mann Mayal, Sanam, Teefain trouble and Parey Hut Love.
Her style is funkier as she has always been ahead in her style game.
From graphic tees to stunning lehengas; she is a fashion diva.
Also, she is known for her candid looks. She has been consistently loved for her eye-catching style and flawless makeup.
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In a short span, Zara has managed to make a name in the industry. She found fame after her role as Arsala in the drama serial Khamoshi.
She has also starred in Qaid, Lamhey and Deewar-E-Shab. Her personality oozes confidence. She has always made wise fashion choices.
Furthermore, her style is in her personality. She loves adding patterns to her outfits. She rocks a plain solid coloured outfit as well as traditional wear.
Here, she is a red powerhouse beauty. the striking red floor-length dress is complemented with a simple yet large shawl.
Also, her deep-red suit shows that she means business.
Furthermore, she completes both looks with lightweight makeup enhancing her natural appearance.
The Punjab Nahi Jaun Gi actress has always given confident vibes. She has always been a style icon. It has been great to see her style evolve over the years.
Also, she was awarded Tamgha-E-Imtiaz for her achievements in the industry.
She preferred wearing Eastern outfits in her early days in the field. From fabulous traditional wear to elegant evening gowns, she looks flawless. She never shies away to say what is on her mind.
Her fiery presence makes her look ethereal in every look. She is often seen wearing gowns at launch events. Confidence and grace increase the beauty of her look.
Ushna Shah is a talented actress. Her acting has always been at the top of the pyramid. Also, she has been called to be effortlessly stylish.
She has worked as a host, model and actress. Her rise to fame began from her appearance as Reena Begum in series Alif Allah Aur Isaan.
From a fashion perspective, she loves the casual look, often seen in a tee and jeans combo. Other than that, she can slay practically any kind of look.
Her LSA 2019 gown comprises of a mermaid silhouette with intricate embroidery. Also, the addition of a ruffled hem increases the style of her look. With a sleeked back high-ponytail and simple earrings, her dress takes all the attention.
Hania Amir started her career from the film Janaan. She has then worked in many successful projects. They include Visaal, Anaa and Titli.
She has a versatile personality and has a quirky sense of fashion. Also, her loves of trying unconventional styles are endearing. This has led to her worldwide fame.
Her style ranges from modern silhouettes to formal attires. She can pull off any look. Her everyday casual looks continue to show how cute she is.
Ayesha Omer began her career as a model and later worked in many dramas. She has worked in notable dramas like Dolly Ki Ayegi Baraat, Bulbulay and Zindagi Gulzar Hai.
Ayesha has a commendable sense of fashion. Pastel shalwar kameez and a white tank top with jeans are her go-to everyday looks as well as denim dungarees.
Her style is easy-going and laidback. She loves experimenting with monochromes. Her Fashion Week appearances have always been a favourite.
Sarwat Gilani has become a popular name in the industry. She has worked in dramas as well as films. Some of them include Khasara, Dil-E-Muztar, Zakham and Meri Zaat Zarra-E-Benishan.
She recently looked gorgeous in a Saiid Kobeisy gown in the LSA 2019.
Her look gave major Elsa vibes with a nude makeup look and sleek hair.
Also, her outfits are often classy with beguiling features. Her excellent poise and grace make any outfit stand out.
The Tik Tok queen has had an excellent career in the drama industry. She has worked in serials like Khaas, Daam, Durr-e- Shehwar and Kankar.
Sanam Baloch once said:
“Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable.”
There is no doubt she has been a great sense of fashion. In particular, she loves wearing all kinds of dresses especially Eastern wear. She is often seen wearing pastels.
Sara Ali Khan’s fashion-forward outfits have become widely popular. Her fashion sense is a great blend of style and tradition.
Also, she has worked in great drama serials like Deewar-E-Shab, Band Khirkiyan, Mere Bewafa and Mere Hamdam.
Talking about her life on the Waseem Badami’s show, she said:
“I don’t regret anything. You live moments in life and take decisions which you once thought was the right thing to do so why regret it?”
The Tum Mei Ho actress loves wearing traditional dresses. She perfects every look.
Moreover, Pakistani actresses are growing in popularity for their work as well as their fashion and style. There is no doubt that they are confident, classy and chic in whatever they choose to adorn.
We hope our list of the top 20 Pakistani actresses will provide you with inspiration for both casual and occasional outfits.