Famous Personalities of Sialkot
Imam Ali-ul-Haq (R.A.)
Sialkot city of Pakistan is also renowned for famous personalities. One of them
is Imam Ali-ul-Haq (R.A.). Also known as Imam Sahib, the majority of Sialkot population
is converted to Islam during 13th century A.D by Imam Ali-ul-Haq (RA).
Dr. Muhammad Iqbal
Dr. Muhammad Iqbal the great eastern poet, Muslim philosopher and scholar was also
born in Sialkot city of Pakistan. Also called Allama Iqbal, he paved a way for creation
independent Muslim state, Pakistan by inviting Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(R.A.) from London to Pakistan in order to struggle for Muslim homeland.
The famous poets like Maulana Zafar Ali Khan and Amjad Islam Amjad (also a lyricist)
were also born in Sialkot city of Pakistan. Asghar Sodai who wrote national anthem
“Pakistan Ka Matlab Kiya” is also considered as a famous Urdu poet from Sialkot
city of Pakistan.
The famous Sialkot convention of all India Muslim league was organized by Chaudhry
Naseer Ahmad Malhi a native to Sialkot. A good physician, mystic poet, scholar who
contributed in Urdu and Persian poetry and a great devotee of Hazrat Mohammad (P.B.U.H),
named Dr. Qamar Tabish also belongs from Sialkot.
Famous Journalists like Kuldip Nayyer and Hamid Mir belongs to Sialkot too.
Political figures like Khawaja Asif who is significant PML(N) figure, Rehman Malik
who is Minister of Interior Affairs of Pakistan and Chaudhry Amir Hussian who served
as former Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan are also famous personalities
Famous Pakistani Cricketers like Zaheer Abbas, Zahid Fazal, Ejaz Ahmed and current
Pakistani Cricket Team Captain Shoaib Malik are also gems of Sialkot. Stars from
Pakistani Hockey Team named Asif Bajwa, Kamran Ashraf and Shenaz Sheikh also famous
personalities of Sialkot.