Lately, many celebrities have appeared in the news about their decision to quit show business. Most did this only to connect with their spiritual side. While you can be religious and work in the entertainment industry, some people need time to find their spiritual self away from all that noise in the biz.
Pakistani celebrities are no stranger to this phenomenon. Some of them left the Bishops to concentrate on Islam. They also talked about their reasons for doing so.
We take a look at Pakistani celebrities who left showbiz to heed a high calling:
1. Hamza Ali Abbasi
Hamza Ali Abbasi is no longer willing to play roles in stories that were not a reflection of his personal beliefs. The Waar actor explained that he doesn’t leave the company, but he just calls it quits acting.
That is why he has now turned his attention to being a film writer. He started his own YouTube channel in this regard.
2. Rabi Peerzada
The singer announced she would be leaving the industry after some explicit videos of her leaked.
Rabbi Peerzada explained how this experience helped her contact God and focus on becoming a better Muslim.
She claimed that her mistakes were between her and God. She promised to focus on strengthening her relationship with God.
3. Shazia Khushk
Shazia Khushk is a well-known pop singer. The folk singer has lent his songs to many popular folk songs and is famous for his different style. Her performances are known for her energy and ability to work crowds.
Recently, Shazia Khushk has also proposed joining the industry.
4. Noor Bukhari
The actress was off screen for a while. She began her journey of spiritual self-discovery after her divorce. Previously Noor couldn’t leave showbiz, as it was the only source of income for her bread and butter. She broke the news in an interview with Express Tribune;