Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch gained fame by posting her controversial videos and pictures on social networking sites Face book and YouTube. She came into this world under the name of Fauzia Azeem. But the reason for her fame was not only the controversial videos but also various scandals that made her the social media star of Pakistan overnight. She murdered by her brother in 2016. This article has all the information about Qandeel, including Qandeel Baloch Biography.
|Real Name:||Fauzia Azeem|
|Name in Urdu :||قندیل بلو چ|
|Famous As:||Social Media Celebrity|
|Profession:||Modeling and Acting|
|Date:||1st March 1990|
|Place:||Dera Ghazi Khan , Punjab|
|Parents:||Muhammad Azeem, Anwar Bibi|
|Siblings :||8 Siblings|
|Date:||15 July 2016|
Qandeel Baloch Biography
- She had become a well-known social media star in Pakistan in a short time, but some people did not like her and threw mud at her, while others called her a brave woman who made her identity without any support. More than half a million followers on Face book, one of the top ten most searched personalities on Google, attractive, eye-catching, and full of life but controversial figure.
- Qandeel rocked everyone from social media to mainstream media with her videos and statements and managed to get everyone’s attention. The death of Baloch did what the great women’s rights organizations could not do. On her death, the rulers promised that the honor killings of women would be taken up in the assembly. Finally, the bill was passed by an overwhelming majority in the joint sitting of the assembly.
Qandeel date of Birth
The controversial personality was born on March 1, 1990, in Dera Ghazi Khan city of Punjab. For fame, she went to Karachi and started living there.
Education of Qandeel
Because of getting married at an early age, she couldn’t continue her education.
Qandeel Baloch Family
She was one of nine children from a poor village in the Punjab province of Pakistan. In 2008 at the age of 17, she married a relative of her mother, Ashiq Hussain, who used to beat and torture her. She fled with her newborn son to a women’s shelter. While living in the shelter, she handed over her son to her husband’s family.
She separated from her husband because of his attitude and narrow-mindedness. She came to Lahore and started modeling for various companies. She also started working in dramas. Her family was angry, so she used the name Qandeel Baloch to hide her identity in the showbiz. She was bubbly and cheerful, who gained the most fame on social media, where she was fond of going viral on social media by taking selfies with celebrities.
Audition In Pakistan Idol
The first step of her publicity was to be rejected in the audition of Pakistan Idol in 2013, after which the video of her crying madly went viral.
In 2013 she worked in ‘Mohabbat Weham Hei’ on aired on PTV Home. Zulfiqar Ali directed it, and production held in Lahore. She played the role of a soft-spoken and sweet girl in this play, which helped her make friends in the showbiz world, including the director Muhammad Shafique with whom she worked in another serial ‘Lamhon Ke Bhool.’
Participation In Desi Kuriyaan
In 2014 she participated in a reality TV show ‘Desi Kuriyaan’ along with 12 other girls from urban areas. They were assigned to live in the village and do village related tasks. She got eliminated after some episodes but later rejoined via wild card option.
Qandeel Baloch Scandals
Scandal With Mufti Abdul Qawi
She was famous because of her controversial videos, but she gained real fame after her scandal with Mufti Abdul Qawi. Pictures of the two began to circulate on social media. After these pictures, Mufti Qawi was so infamous that he had to resign from the Moon Sighting Committee.
Scandal For Using Shahid Afridis Name
Earlier, her name was also linked with Shahid Afridi. In March 2016, she released a video in which she was dancing. Addressing the captain of Pakistan T20 team Shahid Afridi, she had said that if the Pakistani team led by Shahid Afridi defeated the Indian team in the T20 match, she would release the full video of her dancing. This video became popular overnight.
Scandal By Using Virat Kohlis Name
In April 2016, she shared a message on Facebook that she looked very angry with Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and said, ‘Why Anushka Virat Baby?’ Qandil also said, ‘Leave Anushka and think of me.’ This message was also viral on Facebook.
Scandal By Using Imran Khans Name
She got the most fame from Imran Khan. She had not only expressed her love for Imran Khan many times but also offered him marriage, but this is about the time when Imran Khan did not become the Prime Minister of Pakistan and was leading the PTI.
Haters of Qandeel
Her comment section was a dangerous place, with vulgar abuses and death threats such as ‘If I find this woman alone, I will kill her in the same place, I am looking for a gun, send her address.’ She often made fun of her haters. ‘Whether you love me or hate me, I have an advantage,’ she wrote on Face book. If you love me, I will live in your heart, and if you hate me, I will live in your mind.’
Qandeel Baloch Death
On July 15, 2016, her brother Wasim strangled him to death while she was sleeping at night. After her assassination, the law has removed the flaws of pardon by relatives in honor killings. Wasim Azeem sentenced to life in prison, and another brother of Qandeel deported from Saudi Arabia for his crime. The rest of the conspirators have been released, but Abdul Qawi, who accused of plotting to assassinate him, has also been acquitted. As soon as he released from prison, he was showered with flower petals by people who thought that indicting him was a big step.
Reaction On Her Death
Thousands of men, women, and human rights groups staged protests at the time, expressing solidarity with Baloch and condemning the killing in the name of honor. Their stance was that instead of giving women the freedom to live as they wish, there is a need for continuous struggle and legal reform to end the overall social thinking of enslavement.