What does Nadia Afgan's new tattoo mean?

08:04 PM | 5 Jun, 2023
What does Nadia Afgan's new tattoo mean?
Source: Nadia Afgan (Instagram)

In the ever-evolving world of Pakistani entertainment, Nadia Afgan's contributions have left an indelible mark, and her latest tattoo has only added to the intrigue surrounding her. With her extraordinary acting abilities and distinctive presence, she remains an icon in the industry, captivating audiences with each new endeavour and leaving fans eager to unravel the mysteries behind her captivating persona.

With a diverse range of performances in both Urdu and Punjabi plays, she has established herself as a prominent figure in the entertainment landscape.

Nadia gained widespread recognition and rose to prominence through her role in the immensely popular TV serial "Family Front" in 1997. This breakthrough performance showcased her acting prowess and set the stage for a successful career. Building on her initial success, she achieved further acclaim in 2000 with the iconic sitcom "Shashlik," which originally aired on PTV Home and was later re-aired on Geo TV in 2011.

However, it was her comic portrayal in the blockbuster comedy-drama "Suno Chanda" on Hum TV in 2018 that truly catapulted Nadia Afgan to new heights of fame. Her character, Shahana Batool, became a beloved fan-favourite, captivating audiences with her comedic timing and impeccable acting skills. The success of "Suno Chanda" led to a sequel, "Suno Chanda 2," in which Nadia reprised her role and continued to enthral viewers with her exceptional performance.

Beyond her professional achievements, Afgan recently caught the attention of fans and the media with her new tattoo. The intricately designed tattoo has sparked curiosity among her followers, prompting speculation about its meaning and significance.

While the exact meaning of Nadia Afgan's tattoo remains a mystery, it serves as a testament to her individuality and unique personality.

The tattoo artist recently shared a photo of the tattoo adorning the Suno Chanda actress, accompanied by the intriguing caption "Ikigai." This Japanese concept brings together the terms "iki," which signifies being alive or life, and "gai," which conveys benefit or worth. When merged, these terms encompass the idea of finding something that gives life meaning, purpose, or worth. In essence, Ikigai mirrors the French notion of "raison d'etre" or "reason for being."

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Fans and admirers eagerly shared numerous theories and interpretations regarding the meaning of the tattoo, sparking lively discussions. However, some individuals expressed their disapproval, arguing that the tattoo went against certain beliefs or values. 

Maheen Khawaja
Maheen Khawaja

The writer is a staff member.


Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on Sept 30, 2023

KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on September 30, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 286.05 289.15
Euro EUR 307 310
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353.3 357
U.A.E Dirham AED 80 80.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.75
Australian Dollar AUD 189 191
Bahrain Dinar BHD 778.84 786.84
Canadian Dollar CAD 220 222.2
China Yuan CNY 40.24 40.64
Danish Krone DKK 41.83 42.23
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 37.93 38.28
Indian Rupee INR 3.57 3.68
Japanese Yen JPY 1.63 1.71
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 945.27 954.27
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.62 63.22
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.58 176.58
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.87 28.17
Omani Riyal OMR 762.31 770.31
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 80.69 81.39
Singapore Dollar SGD 208 210
Swedish Korona SEK 26.62 26.92
Swiss Franc CHF 323.01 325.51
Thai Bhat THB 8.12 8.27

Gold Rate in Pakistan Today – September 30, 2023

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,600 on Saturday.

The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs 176,270. Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs168,730 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs196,807.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

Today Gold Price in Pakistan - 30 September 2023

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Karachi PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Islamabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Peshawar PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Quetta PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Sialkot PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Attock PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Gujranwala PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Jehlum PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Multan PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Bahawalpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Gujrat PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Nawabshah PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Chakwal PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Hyderabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Nowshehra PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Sargodha PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Faisalabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Mirpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450


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