Celebrities share heartfelt wishes for a blessed Ramadan

Maheen Khawaja 04:25 PM | 23 Mar, 2023
Celebrities share heartfelt wishes for a blessed Ramadan

With the arrival of the blessed month of Ramadan Mubarak, the Muslim community around the world is observing it with great devotion and reverence. It's a time for reflection, self-improvement, and reaching out to those in need.

As is the tradition, members of Pakistan's entertainment industry have taken to their social media handles to extend their heartfelt wishes to their fans and followers at the start of Ramadan 2023.

The celebrated musician, Falak, took to his Instagram handle to share a heartwarming family picture featuring himself and his young daughter, Alyana. In the caption, he extended his greetings to his fans and followers on the auspicious occasion of the start of Ramadan 2023. He wrote: “Mubarak Mubarak rehmaton ka maheena mubarak 2023, kal InshaAllah pehla roza hoga.”

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Hania Aamir also posted a picture of herself with the caption "Ramzan Mubarak boys"

Multi-talented Pakistani singer-turned-actor Farhan Saeed also expressed his wishes for the Muslim community on Twitter. He wrote, "Ramadan Mubarak to all Muslims in the world. May this holy month teach all of us patience. Ameen."

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai also wished everyone a blissful Ramazan. Taking to her Twitter she wrote"This month reminds us to be generous, giving and loving to everyone and to think of our sisters and brothers, especially those in difficult situations. I hope we practice its teachings and message throughout the year," 

Many other local celebrities such as Urwa Hocane, Fahad Mustafa and Hasan Raheem offered prayers to their fans for all the countless blessings and peace in their lives.

Amitabh Bachchan, a Bollywood superstar, and Umar Riaz, a celebrity from Big Boss, expressed their warm wishes for Muslims in India and all over the world via their tweets.

Sophie Choudry, an Indian actor, shared a heartwarming message with her followers, expressing, "Ramadan Mubarak to everyone celebrating across the world  May it be a month of peace, spiritual connection & May Allah accept your prayers   #Ramadan2023 #RamadanKareem"

Jemima Goldsmith, a British-Pakistani journalist, and philanthropist have sent her warmest wishes to her Muslim followers observing the holy month. Taking to her Twitter handle, she wrote "Ramadan in Pakistan was my favourite time. A month not just of fasting but also of good intentions & trying to be a better person- no gossiping, swearing, boasting or lying. A time for contemplation, charity, kindness, forgiveness, family & jalebis. Ramadan Mubarak "

Ramadan in Pakistan was my favourite time. A month not just of fasting but also of good intentions & trying to be a better person- no gossiping, swearing, boasting or lying. A time for contemplation, charity, kindness, forgiveness, family & jalebis. 

Ramadan Mubarak ???? ????

— Jemima Goldsmith (@Jemima_Khan) March 22, 2023

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has extended his warm wishes to his fans and followers observing Ramadan 2023. Taking to his social media handle, Ronaldo shared a post in which he wrote, "Ramzan Mubarak to all Muslims!"

Ramadan Mubarak to all Muslim!????????????????

— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) March 22, 2023

One of Lollywood's beloved actresses, Maya Ali, has urged her fans to embrace the true essence of the holy month by helping those who are less fortunate. In a tweet, she wrote, "Ramadan Mubarak everyone. May the divine blessings of Allah protect and guide you and your families Ameen. And please remember those in need, especially during this holy month."

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Mohib Mirza wrote: "May the Almighty accept our prayers and forgive our sins, may the Almighty shower blessings on our country and give peace to its people... Ameen! Ramzan Mubarak aap sab ko!"

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Meanwhile, Siddiqui created a parody video highlighting how individuals transform their personalities once Ramadan commences. The Mom star extended greetings for "Ramadan Karim Mubarak" along with a moon emoji.

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A post shared by Adnan Siddiqui (@adnansid1)

Other celebrities like Aiman Khan, Humayun Saeed, Dananeer, Bilal Abbas, Bilal Ashraf, Ushnah Shah, Aima Baig, Feroze Khan, Asim Azhar and Ayesha Omer also took to their Instagram stories and wished their fans.

Maheen Khawaja
Maheen Khawaja

The writer is a staff member.


Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on May 29, 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 May 29, 2023 (Monday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 307.9 311.15
Euro EUR 330 333
UK Pound Sterling GBP 381 384.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 84.6 85.4
Saudi Riyal SAR 82.6 83.4
Australian Dollar AUD 201 203
Bahrain Dinar BHD 762.21 770.21
Canadian Dollar CAD 225.5 227.5
China Yuan CNY 40.6 41
Danish Krone DKK 41.39 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.6 36.95
Indian Rupee INR 3.47 3.58
Japanese Yen JPY 2.15 2.20
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 932.2 941.2
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.42 63.02
New Zealand Dollar NZD 176.98 178.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.14 26.44
Omani Riyal OMR 744.58 752.57
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.73 79.43
Singapore Dollar SGD 215 217
Swedish Korona SEK 26.73 27.03
Swiss Franc CHF 316.34 318.84
Thai Bhat THB 8.28 8.43

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – May 29 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 235,800 on Monday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs202,160.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.

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.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Karachi PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Islamabad PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Peshawar PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Quetta PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Sialkot PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Attock PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Gujranwala PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Jehlum PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Multan PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Bahawalpur PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Gujrat PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Nawabshah PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Chakwal PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Hyderabad PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Nowshehra PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Sargodha PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Faisalabad PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505
Mirpur PKR 235,800 PKR 2,505


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