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Famous People of Gujrat Famous Gujrati Personalities, Legends and Heroes

Gujrat has a good name in all fields of life because this piece of land has produced heroes and legends of every field from Politicians to Soldiers, from Writers to Poets, from Singers to Actors, from Religious Scholars and Sufis to Social Workers…..
Here we mentioned only the few names of Famous Gujratis from a long list.

Famous Politicians of Gujrat Pakistan

Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar is Defense Minister of Pakistan, Member of PPP (Pakistan Peoples Party) and Owner of Service Shoes Industries.

Barrister Ch Aitzaz Ahsan is former President of Supreme Court Bar Association Pakistan and member of PPP (Pakistan Peoples Party).

Qamar Zaman Kaira is Acting Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan, Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting, also holds the additional office of the Federal Minister of Kashmir and Northern Areas Affairs. He born in Lala Musa, a town of Gujrat.

Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain is former Prime Minister of Pakistan and President of PML Q (Pakistan Muslim League Quaid-e-Azam)

Chaudhry Pervaiz Ellahi is former Chief Minister of Punjab and President PML Q (Pakistan Muslim League Punjab Quaid-e-Azam)

Chaudhary Fazal Elahi was former President of Pakistan.

Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi and Chaudhry Manzoor Elahi were former Pakistani politicians.

Chaudhry Shafaat Hussain is Nazim (Mayor) of Gujrat.

Chaudhary Wajahat Hussain is President of District Gujrat, Pakistan Muslim League Q.

Mian Imran Masood is former Education Minister of Punjab.

S. M. Masud is former Minister of law & Parliamentary Affairs in Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto's Cabinet.

Mian Asghar Pagganwala was Founding Member of Pakistan Peoples Party. He was very close friend of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.

Mian Mushtaq Hussain Pagganwala is Ex- MNA. He is also a member of the Federal Council of the Pakistan Peoples Party.

Haji Javed Akhtar is Advocate High Court, former Law Minister and Deputy Opposition Leader of AJK Legislative Assembly.

Chaudhary Nadeem Asghar Jorra is a famous Politician and Social Worker.

Famous Soldiers of Gujrat Pakistan

Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Nishan-e-Haider
Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed Nishan-e-Haider
Major Shabir Sharif Shaheed Nishan-e-Haider

Showbiz Actors/Singers

Inayat Hussain Bhatti was a famous Singer, Actor, Producer, Director, Script Writer, Columnist, Social Worker, and Scholar.

Ibrar-ul-Haq is a famous Pop Singer.

Alam Lohar was a famous Punjabi Folk Singer belongs to Lala Musa, a town of Gujrat.

Arif Lohar is also a folk singer and belongs to Gujrat.

Sabiha Khanum is a famous Film Actress of past. She married with famous actor Musa Raza (Santosh Kumar).

Imam Din Gujrati is a famous Punjabi Poet.

Nawab Family of Gujrat

Nawabzada Sir Fazal Ali is founder of Zamindar Education Society and Zamindar Degree College Gujrat before Independence. He was the head of the Nawab family of Gujrat.

Nawabzada Asghar Ali built Fatima Jinnah Government College for Girls Gujrat, now known as Government College for Girls

Nawab Ghuzanfer Gul is Former MNA from Pakistan Peoples Party, founder of Fazal Ali Education Association.

Writers and Poets of Gujrat
Javed Chaudhary is famous columnist. He writes his columns in Daily Express under the title of “Zero Point”. Formerly he wrote in Daily Jang. He also host a TV Show “Kal Tak” on Express News Channel.

Dr Sughra Sadaf belongs to a rural area of Gujrat. She is serving in Punjab Text Book Board, Lahore. Moreover she is a poet, a columnist and PTV Compare.

Shrif Kunjahi was a famous Punjabi Writer.

Religious Scholars/ Sufis

Hazrat Sarkar Shah Daula Pir Daryai (R.A.) was a famous Sufi Saint of 11th or 12th century. His shrine is situated in between Mohallah Chah Beri Wala and Garrhi Ahmed Abad. People from all across the Pakistan visits this shrine daily.

Sain Kanwa Wali Sarkar Karam Elahi was a famous Sufi Saint. A fair (Maila) held on the shrine of Kanwan Wali Sarkar each year at the occasion of Urs (anniversary).

Hazrat Qibla Pir syed Walayat Ali Shah (R.A.) was a Sufi saint of gujrat and a worthy follower of Ameer-e-Millat Pir syed Jamaat Ali Shah (R.A.). His shrine is situated in Mohallah Ali Pura. He had 7 sons; all of them are Hafiz-e-Quran.

Hazrat Sahibzada Pir Ghulam Siddique Ahmad Naqshbandi is Vice-President of  Jamaat-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat Pakistan and President Anjuman-e-Gulzar-e-Madina Pakistan.


Ramzan Rishi is the founder of Government Ibn-e-Amir Girls Degree College Jalal Pur Jattan Gujrat.

Mir Muhammad Yunas is Ex Principal of Government of Swedish Pakistani Institute of Technology, Gujrat.

Muhammad Zubair Butt is Ex Principal of Government Swedish Pakistani Institute of Technology, Gujrat and founder of private Swedish Group of Technical Colleges.

Other Famous Gujratis

Pirzada Imtiaz Syed is a famous Labor Leader of Pakistan. He is fighting against Child Labor Since 1986.

Syed Humayun Mahmood is Chartered Mechanical Engineer and Ex General Manager of Heavy Mechanical Complex Taxila. He designed and developed the first tractor of Pakistan `Baghban` in 1977, He also designed and manufactured the first 175 c.c car of Pakistan `Natalia” in 1997. He also worked with International Rice Research Institute Manila.


  1. AnonymousMay 27, 2010

    i feel regret to see that the name of Syed Fazal Hussain shah and Daim iqbal Daim, both ,sufi poet's name is not included in the list of famous people of Gujrat

  2. what hapen with poet peer fazal gujrati yaar
    how can you frgot peer saab?????
    mohammad dar shahdaula road gujrat

  3. professor anwar masood the famous punjabi and urdu poet is also our pride.why he is not in your list.should be added.

  4. please add the name of famous writer/columnist Javed Ch. from Lalamusa.

  5. many other important names are missing

  6. AnonymousMay 25, 2011

    plz add MR saleem murad and his son MR.NAGHMAN SALEEM
    they both are well known film director of pakistan

  7. how can you forget to add the body builders of gujrat
    Mister pakistan is here in gujrat
    mister gujrat is also here in gujrat
    any many other titles are here in gujrat
    how can u miss the gym's of gujrat
    (like specly i want to talk about
    1) Gold gym
    2) belly fittnes
    You should add all these information about gujrat also u did not show any picture of shopping malls like borjan srevl gold palza and alina centr and many othr shopping places....

  8. Professor Zia-Ul-Haq(Late) Ex-Principal of the prestigious Zamindar Degree College Bhimber Road Gujrat

  9. What about Masud Sarwar Rathore of Muhallah Khawaghan a very well respected member of the community and one of the founding members of the Peoples Party.

  10. AnonymousJune 21, 2012

    What about Ali Raza?

  11. What about Mian Fazal Ilahi Pagganwala who started the Pagganwala dynasty and was in Muslim League and was killed by khaksar Movement personnel a year before creation of Pakistan?

  12. Please Add
    Amir Hussain Shah ( Kaku Shah) Of Moin Un Din Pura) owner
    of Pakistan Times and first MNA of Pakistani assembly winer of Uninist Party only one seat which was won by him.

  13. Add Syed Hamayun Mahmud Developed Low Cost Powertiller for Developing Country at International Rice Reserch Institute, Manila given Patent by Phippline Goverment and this news was published in NEWS WEEK SEPTEMBER 1967 IT IS not Great.

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  15. what abt mustansar husain tarer y he is not in the list ???

  16. Chief Of Army staff General Raheel Sharif is also from Gujrat

  17. AnonymousJuly 10, 2015

    Among the well known educationists of Pakistan, one could not ignore the contributions of Prof. Waseem Baig Mirza from Gujrat. Kindly add his name to the list. I certainly like to know his whereabouts and means of making contact with him. Thanks.
    Dr. A. Shakoor Uppal

  18. ABBAS BAIG MIRZAMarch 17, 2016

    Missing nams: prof Rana safdar ali,qurban tahir,niaz ahmad niazi,iqbal sh, karamat ullah,shawaiz malik,baqar rizvi, FROM ABBAS BAIG MIRZA BAIG TIMES INTERNATIONAL

  19. Dr. Prof Pervez Wakil, S/o Sheikh Abdul Wakil of Kalari gate Gujrat was a renowned person, A Prof. Of Sociology at University of Sasktechwan, Canada from 1964- 2006.

  20. Samia Usman Fatah a well known politician - Women Senator in 1972-1977.

  21. Burhan Fatah, PhD, Founder of SIVOO, one of the first 100, to use World Wide Web Philadelphia, USA, is a world renowned person.

  22. Fahad MehmoodAugust 02, 2016

    Columbus of banking Mir Tajamal Hussain ex chairman of banking council of pakistan and also the ex M.D and founder of The bank of punjab

  23. Admiral sharif C-IN-C Pakistan Navy and uncle of Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif is also from Gujrat .

  24. Rachel vicca ji and her sister both are well known singers of pakiatan...both are from khariyan,gujrat....
    Shagufta ijaz actress is also fron gujrat
    Ijaz..i dont know his full name..he is verstile actor....

  25. Aijaz aslam (kis din mera viyah howy ga) born in gujrat

  26. Film actress Nisho Begum and famous Female singer Tasawar khanum are also related to Gujrat.

  27. Please add Ismat Beg a famous gujrati

  28. Kindly add Chaudhry Khalid Nawaz Wadhra to this list. He was ex-candidate, MPA, PTI. Ex- President of Kissan Board. Counselor Shadman, Marghzar and Islam Nagar.


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