Imran khan

Imran Khan Niazi: Multi-talented Personality

Imran Khan, the famous and inspiring personality. His full name is Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi, was born on November 25, 1952, at Lahore, Pakistan. He was a  Pakistani cricket player and humanitarian. He became prime minister of Pakistan (2018). Moreover, he turned into a national saint by driving Pakistan’s national group to a Cricket World Cup victory in 1992. Later, entered political issues as a critic of government defilement in Pakistan.

Family background:

Khan was the only son of Ikramullah Khan Niazi. His father was a civil engineer. Besides this, his mother was Shaukat Khanum with four sisters. They were settled in Mianwali, north-western Punjab. They lived there for a long time. His paternal belong from Pashtun ethnicity. Moreover, their family belongs to the Niazi tribe. One of the leading generals of Sher Shah Suri, was Haibat Khan Niazi. He was one of the ancestors of Imran Khan. He had been the governor of Punjab as well.

Khan was a tranquil and bashful kid in his childhood. He grew up with his sisters in generally well-off, upper class.


Imran Khan got his education from elite educational institutions in Pakistan as well as the United Kingdom. These included Royal Grammar School Worcester and Atchison College Lahore. There, he showed excellence in cricket. In 1972, he got admission to Keble College, Oxford. There, he studied Politics, Economics, and Philosophy. He graduated in 1975.

Cricket Career: Imran Khan

World Cup 1992
World Cup 1992

Two senior cousins of Khan were achieved cricketers~ Javed Burki and Majid Khan. They filled in as captains of the Pakistani cricket team. Firstly, Imran Khan played in Pakistan as well as the United Kingdom, while in his teenage. However, he kept playing at the same time examining theory, political issues, and financial matters at the University of Oxford.

Consequently, he played his first match for the Pakistan team in 1971. However, he didn’t assume a stable situation in the group until after he graduated from Oxford in 1975. By the mid-1980s, Khan had separated himself as an extraordinary bowler and all-rounder. He was a named captain of the Pakistani cricket team in 1982.

His, athletic capacity and incredible looks made him a VIP in Pakistan as well as in  England. His ordinary appearances at Fashion London clubs gave grain to the British newspaper press. Especially in 1992, Khan gained his most unmistakable athletic success. He drove the Pakistani team to its first World Cup title. Because of, squashing England in the last. He resigned that year. Overall, having made sure about fame for being one of the best cricket players ever. However, he appeared in five of the World Cups.

  • 1975
  • 1979
  • 1983
  • 1987
  • 1992

Philanthropy and Imran Khan:

After 1992, Khan stayed in the open eye as a philanthropist. Moreover, he encountered a strict arousing. He embraced Sufi mysticism.

It helped to shed his previous playboy picture. In one of his charitable undertakings, Khan went about as the essential store raiser for the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital. This Hospital is a specific malignant growth medical clinic situated in Lahore. It was inaugurated in 1994. Moreover, the emergency clinic was named after Khan’s mom, Shaukat Khanum. Because she also died of cancerous disease in 1985, in Lahore.

Political Career:

Four years after accepting a warm greeting from the nation over on appearance after triumphant of cricket World Cup in 1992, Khan joined governmental issues and framed an ideological group.

Moreover, he established his own political party named as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in 1996. It guaranteed of Naya Pakistan (New Pakistan). There, typical governmental issues had no job.

In the first place, he was not considered among the main 20 government officials of the nation. His gathering couldn’t win even a solitary seat on the first occasion when it challenged in 1997.

In the 2002 decisions, he could win just one seat from his old neighborhood Mianwali. It is a remote region of Punjab territory. His gathering boycotted the 2008 decisions. These decisions were held by the then military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

Khan’s political vocation took a real trip in 2011. With a mammoth open assembly in Lahore that shocked political reporters. It rang alerts for Nawaz Sharif and Shehbaz Sharif. They had been administering the most crowded region Punjab throughout the previous three decades.

Moreover, in the 2013 elections, Khan seemed to have a noteworthy intrigue to the adolescent, which make up 60 percent of the nation all out populace.

However, he gave a difficult stretch to two standard political groups – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan People’s Party, which have alternated to govern the nation.

His gathering rose as the biggest party in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area. It shaped government in the region alongside Pakistan Jamaat-e-Islami in 2013.

Moreover, in July 2018 elections, his gathering developed as the single biggest gathering in the political race. It shaped governments in the inside, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab regions.

Imran Khan: Prime Minister of Pakistan

11th of August 2018, proved to be a huge turn in Pakistani politics. Khan succeeded in scoring 176 votes. As a consequence of the struggle of more than one and a half-decade, Khan became the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Imran Khan is a live example of Try Try Again, till you succeed. However, he took an oath of PM office on 18 August 2018.

Personal life of Imran Khan:

Imran Khan married life
Imran Khan married life

When it comes to personal life, relationships have always been a bit more complicated for Imran Khan. He had to marry thrice. Whereas, two out of his three marriages ended up being divorced.

  • First, he married Jemima Goldsmith, in 1995. She belonged from England’s billionaire Goldsmiths family. They had two sons–Sulaiman Khan and Qasim Khan. This marriage wasn’t successful and got divorced in 2004.
  • Eleven years after his divorce, he married Reham khan. She was a local news anchor. This marriage lasted only for ten months and got divorced.
  • After being tilted to Sufism in the near-past, he made frequent visits to faith-healers and shrines. This interest made his way to marry a faith-healer woman, named as Bushra Manika. They got married in 2018.

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Awards and honors:

Following is the list of all those awards and honors owned by Imran Khan, because of the brilliance of his performance.

  1. Recognition by Wisden’s Cricketers’ Almanack as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year (1983)
  2. Induction into International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame (2010)
  3. During his cricket career, Khan won many Player of the Match awards.
  4. Moreover, he was awarded on eleven occasions. Out of these, five were won against Windies’ Cricket team.
  5. Honorary Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
  6. Besides this, Induction of Oxford University Hall of Fame.


In summary, without a doubt, Khan is a driven man. Even if, his upbringing presented many challenges. He went on to become a great man. A man who wasn’t afraid to stand up. Especially, for what he believed in🌸

History of Imran Khan is full of struggles and great achievement. We need to learn from his life that life is not a bed of roses if you have aims then struggle for them. And success will be yours. Moreover, please subscribe to the blog to learn more about the inspiring personalities of History.

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