With Pakistan celebrating its Independence Day on Sunday, everyone from actors and actresses to singers have taken to social media to mark the occasion. The country became a sovereign nation 75 years ago, with the end of British colonial rule. Here's a look at the famous faces who are marking the day.
Actress Mawra Hocane wished her “beautiful homeland” a happy 75th and shared a video of the Pakistan flag with the country's national anthem playing in the background.
Actor and anchor Ahsan Khan shared a sweet moment with a group of children holding flags on the set of his show.
Pakistani cricket team captain Babar Azam shared a post of himself, with a caption about the crescent on the flag, writing: “never let our identity of this crescent and star fade away”.
Meanwhile, cricket coach Waqar Younis tweeted: “Happy Independence Day to all my Pakistani brothers and sisters around the World. Long Live Pakistan♥️#PakistanZindabad”.
Singer Ali Zafar celebrated from the US by sharing a video clip from his concert in Los Angeles. “So this is how we celebrated independence tonight in 🇺🇸. Happy Independence Day,” he wrote in a caption.
Actor Humayun Saeed shared a photo of himself holding the Pakistan flag, while tweeting: “On this Independence Day, Pakistan's 75th, my only prayer & wish is for our beloved country to come out of all the turmoils & challenges it's surrounded by.”
Singer Faisal Kapadia marked the day with a clip of him singing to the masses at a rally, while TV host and actress Shaista Lodhi shared a video captioned, “Let’s start with a small deed”. In it, she suggests lifestyle changes people should adapt such as respecting street animals, avoiding littering, planting a tree and taking care of the environment.
Actress Maya Ali shared a video of herself with a giant flag of Pakistan and the national anthem playing in the background.
However, it isn't only Pakistani famous faces celebrating. Erin Holland, former Miss World Australia/Oceania, wished a "Happy Independence Day to my #Pakistan friends," while Saint Lucian cricketer Daren Sammy shared a photo of himself in Pakistani national dress with the country's flag, in front of a mosque.
Spanish football club Atletico de Madrid also wished the country a happy independence day.
Scroll through the gallery below to see how Pakistan is getting ready to celebrate