The Wikimedia Foundation affiliate in Pakistan crunched numbers to find out who the most searched-for Pakistanis on Wikipedia were this year.
There are about 3,500 Pakistani entrants on Wikipedia and the website is home to nearly 500 million unique visitors a month.
Which Pakistanis were people reading about in 2016? Here's a complete list:
1. Malala Yousafzai
Malala in the news:
- The inhumanity and heartbreak in India-held Kashmir must be halted: Malala
- Malala and her family are now millionaires, claims a new report
- Malala Yousafzai meets YouTube sensation Superwoman
2. Fawad Khan
Why Fawad made headlines:
- This Fawad Khan shoot proves Indians want their favourite actor back
- Fawad Khan will not suffer from ADHM ban. Only India will
- Karan Johar requests release of upcoming film in India starring Fawad Khan
3. Mawra Hocane
Mawra in the news:
- Watch Mawra Hocane throw punches like a champion
- 10 times Mawra Hocane told us what it's like being a celebrity
- Here's what Indian critics had to say about Mawra Hocane's Bolly debut, Sanam Teri Kasam
4. Qandeel Baloch
- No one gives me any credit for speaking about girl power: Qandeel Baloch
- Qandeel Baloch is dead because we hate women who don't conform
- What is Pakistan's problem with Qandeel Baloch?
5. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Looking back at Jinnah:
- The Pakistan Jinnah would have wanted
- How Fatima Jinnah died — an unsolved criminal case
- The deleted bits from Fatima Jinnah's 'My Brother'
6. Junaid Jamshed
- 'I fell in love with Junaid Jamshed's voice'
- After his death, what will happen to Junaid Jamshed's fashion empire?
- Throwback: When Rohail met Junaid
7. Mahira Khan
Mahira in the news:
- The 'Raees' trailer is out and there's more Mahira Khan than we expected
- Mahira Khan prays for a peaceful world, breaks silence on Indo-Pak tensions
- Mahira Khan just shut down a hater mocking her for working in India
8. Imran Khan
Imran makes headlines:
- Captain's call: How Imran Khan is hurting his own politics
- PTI's Nov 2 'lockdown' changed to 'thanksgiving' rally in Islamabad
- Imran Khan’s lonely struggle
9. Shahid Afridi
Afridi in the news:
- Will not ask PCB for farewell match, Shahid Afridi vows
- Gen Raheel, Shahid Afridi inaugurate cricket stadium in Khyber Agency
- Shahid Afridi's autobiography to release next year
10. Abdul Sattar Edhi
- From the archives: Interview of Abdul Sattar Edhi, 1987
- The Edhi you didn't know
- 'Edhi, move or you’ll get shot'
- Edhi — The exception to Pakistan's faults
- Smokers’ Corner: Edhi, the politician
- Obituary: Edhi's lifelong mission of mercy
11. Atif Aslam
Atif makes headlines:
- I once wanted to be No. 1, but not anymore: Atif Aslam
- Has Atif Aslam's latest music video been shelved due to Pak-India tensions?
- Ali Zafar and Atif Aslam to sing their first song together
12. Benazir Bhutto
- Remembering Benazir Bhutto
- The Benazir murder mystery
- Benazir and Zardari: The marriage that shook the political scenario
13. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Rahat in the news:
- Rahat Fateh Ali Khan receives big honour at Oxford University
- Rahat Fateh Ali Khan just sang with an Indian transgender band
- Rahat to hold 48 concerts in memory of legendary uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
14. Nawaz Sharif
Nawaz in the news:
- The 'new' face of Nawaz Sharif
- What’s next for Nawaz Sharif?
- ‘Panama Papers’ reveal Sharif family’s ‘offshore holdings’
15. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
- Remembering Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: 15 of the qawwali maestro's evergreen songs
- Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: His maestro’s voice
- Quiz: How well do you know Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan?
16. Imran Abbas
Imran in the news:
- Will Imran Abbas play Anushka Sharma's brother in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil?
- 7 Pakistani actors who aren't afraid to flaunt their bods
- Naveen Waqar to star in short film 'Musafir' with Imran Abbas
17. Wasim Akram
A look at Wasim's year:
- My difficult relationship with Wasim
- 'Drunkard' forces Wasim Akram to halt analysis on live Indian TV
- PSL: Watson gets cricket, life lessons from Wasim Akram
18. Urwa Hocane
Looking back at Urwa's year:
- Urwa Hocane just released the video for her debut song!
- In its finale, Udaari puts shame where it belongs — with the rapist
- Why the #UrwaFarhan wedding shouldn't be the new normal
19. Momina Mustehsan
Momina makes headlines:
- I'm not here to be judged on my looks, says Momina Mustehsan
- In Pakistan, we tear each other down instead of building each other up: Momina Mustehsan
- Momina Mustehsan joins Islamabad United as 'Empowerment Champion'
20. Gen (retd) Raheel Sharif
Gen (r) Raheel in the news:
- Raheel Sharif: The chief who could be king
- General Bajwa takes charge as Pakistan's 16th army chief
- In pictures: Raheel Sharif through the years
21. Ali Zafar
Ali in the news:
- Ali Zafar reveals his role in Dear Zindagi!
- Ali Zafar takes the mannequin challenge to a whole new level
- Bollywood wants to know where Ali Zafar went
22. Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Amir returns to cricket:
- Mohammad Amir: The comeback kid
- Once jailed, can Mohammad Amir find redemption as part of Pakistan's Test team?
- 'Amir is a good kid now': Misbah hails remarkable turnaround after 2010
23. Pervez Musharraf
- In conversation with Pervez Musharraf
- Raheel Sharif 'helped me out' in leaving Pakistan: Musharraf
- Editorial: Musharraf’s latest coup
24. Maya Ali
Maya in the news
- What is Maya Ali doing in India? We find out
- Why do Mann Mayal's characters love to make themselves miserable?
- New drama Sanam could offer a fresh take on mental illness, but it's off to a slow start
25. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Looking back at Zulfikar:
- A leaf from history: The prime minister is hanged
- Smokers’ Corner: Bhutto’s ideologue: friend, mentor, enemy
- The twin pillars of PPP
26. Moonis Elahi
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Looking back at Zulfikar: