Pakistan has a freaking 82.5% record of parents having a blood relation within their own families till the third generation.
So technically, it means that whether they have married anyone from own family or their cousin or someone very close from their family. Here are seven Pakistani celebrities who married their own sisters -
7. Samid Marvi and Hamid Ali Khan
Samid is a famous Pakistani Folk and Sufi singer. Samid Marvi is married to Hamid Ali Khan. Hamid Ali is the son of her own Uncle.
6. Saeed Anwar and Lubna Anwar
Famous Pakistani batsman and yesteryear cricket legend Saeed Anwar married his own cousin sister Lubna Anwar in 1996.
5. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Naheed Nusrat
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is a popular name in the world of Ghazal and Qawwali. Being famous from an early age, he married his own cousin Naheed Nusrat who was his uncle’s daughter.
4. Shaista Lodhi and Adnan Lodhi
A famous Pakistani morning show host and also a popular TV presenter, Shaista divorced her husband Waqar Wahidi back in 2012. Two year later, in 2015, she again got married to her businessman cousin, Adnan Lodhi.
3. Reham Khan and Ijaz Rehman
Imran Khan was in news recently for his high profile divorce with Reham Khan. Though, her first marriage was with her own British cousin, Ijaz Rehman when she was only 19.
2. Babar Khan and Bisma Khan
Babar Khan is a popular TV host and actor of Pakistan. His first wife, Sana Khan recently passed away in a car accident. Later, Babar got married to his own cousin Bisma Khan, who is just a student of class nine.
1. Shahid Afridi and Nadia Afridi
Pakistani Cricket Team Ex-Captain and popular all rounder Shahid Afridi got married to his own Uncle’s daughter, Nadia.