Last November, Pakistan's leading model Anam Malik quit modeling and announced her decision to live her life according to religion. Now another Pakistani actress and model Zainab Jamil has also announced to say goodbye to showbiz for the sake of religion.
Zainab Jamil made the announcement about her career in a post on the photo and video-sharing app Instagram. The actress wrote in her post that she is proud to announce that she will not continue her career as an actress and model. Zainab Jamil said that Alhamdulillah, Allah Almighty has given me the honor of studying the Quran and Hadith.
"I will now study Islam as much as possible," she said.
Actress Zainab Jamil started her career as a news anchor from a private channel and later she was working as a VJ on an entertainment channel. After which she also acted in dramas. Zainab Jamil starred in Sada Sukhi Raho, Sisral Meri Bahan Ka, Mil Ke Hum Na Milla, Manchli, and Aap Ki Kaniz. Earlier, Pakistani model Anam Malik had announced to quit showbiz for the sake of religion.
Apart from Zainab Jamil, other showbiz personalities have made similar announcements in the past for the sake of religion. In November 2019, actor Hamza Ali Abbasi announced his long retirement from showbiz, but he hinted at a return in September this year, less than a year later. Just last November, singer and actress Rabi Pirzada announced that she was leaving the showbiz after her personal videos were leaked and people reacted bitterly.
Apart from him, in March this year, well-known actor Feroze Khan surprised everyone by announcing to leave showbiz and live according to Islamic teachings.