FAMOUS ARAIN PERSONALITIES

FREEDOM FIGHTERS

Maulana Jafar Thansari - One of the few Real Freedom Fighters to have Challenged the British Colonial Rule in India.
Shah Abdul Qadir Ludhianvi - A Freedom Fighter in 1857, His Army drove the British out of Ludhiana and Panipat, but he was defeated and killed in Delhi.
Mian Abdul Bari - A Freedom Fighter, Member of Punjab Assembly and National Assembly from Lyallpur present Faisalabad

POLITICIANS




Chaudhry Muhammad Ali

Mian Muhammad Aslam

Begum Jahanara Shah Nawaz

      Mian Iftikharuddin

   Samina Khalid Ghurki 

    Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto

Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar

          Ijaz-ul-Haq

 Muhammad Nawaz Khokher

          Mian Azhar

         Jahangir Badar

Chaudhry Muhammad Ali - Fourth Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto - Fourth President of Pakistan (1971 to 1973) and ninth Prime Minister of Pakistan (1973 to 1977).
Benazir Bhutto - First Female Prime Minister of a Muslim Countries, Two time Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto - 8th Governor and Chief Minister of Sindh.
Mian Iftikharuddin - Congress Party member and later member of the Muslim League under Mohammed Ali Jinnah, landlord and founder of the Imroze and Pakistan Times Newspapers.
Mian Sir Muhammad Shahnawaz - An influential politician of the punjab in1020s.
Begum Jahan Ara Shahnawaz - Daughter of Sir Mian Muhammad shafi and Wife of Sir Mian Muhammad Shah Nawaz. In 1935 She Formed Punjab Provincial Muslim Women's League. She was Elected a Member of Punjab Legislative Assembly in 1937. She was also elected as a Member of Constituent Assembly of India.
Maher Muhkum Din - Governor of Lahore During Sikh Raj.
Mohammad Hanif Ramay - Former Governor and Chief Minister of Punjab Pakistan.
Mian Shuja-ur-Rahman - Former Lord Mayor of Lahore.
Mian Muhammad Azhar - Former Governor of Punjab, Mayor of Lahore and Member of National Assembly.
Chaudhry Muhammad Farooq - Former Attorney General of Pakistan.
Sardar Aseef Ahmad Ali - Former Foreign Minister of Pakistan, His father Sardar Ahmad ali and Uncle Sardar Muhammad Hussain were also Members of Parliment from Qasur Punjab.
Mohammad Sarwar - First Muslim Member of British Parliament.
Mian Zahid Sarfraz - Former Interior Minister of Pakistan.
Mian Muhammad Attaullah - Ex Federal Minister and Member of National Assembly from Faisalabad.
Chauhdary Tahir Hameed - President PML(N) sahiwal region, Member of Executive Cabinet of Punjab PML(N), Chairman Zakaat Ishar committee Sahiwal, Ex. president Youthwing Sahiwal, Famous Business man.
Muhammad Abdullah - Ex Governor of Gilgit.
Mian Raza Rabbani - Former Leader of the House in Senate and Minister of Law and Justice.
Mian Muhammad Aslam - Ex Member of National Assembly from Islamabad.
Chaudhry Zahid Iqbal - Member of National Assembly from Sahiwal.
Muhammad Iqbal Ghurki - Former Transport Minister of Punjab.
Aziz Ahmad - Former Foreign Minister of Pakistan.
Mian Amir Mehmood - Ex Mayor of Lahore Pakistan and Owner of Dunya News.
Samina Khalid Ghurki - Federal Minister of Social Welfare and Special Education, Her Husband Khalid Javed Ghurki was also Member of Parliament and Nazim of Wahga.
Jahangir Badar - Senator, Ex Federal Minister and Secretary General of PPP.
Shafiq Arain - Former Minister and Member of Parliament in Uganda and UN Ambassador for East Africa.
Mian Muhammad Shafi - Ex Member of National Assembly from Sialkot.
Chaudhry Muhammad Riaz - Former Provincial Minister of Punjab from Rawalpindi.
Mian Muhammad Rashid - Member of Punjab Assembly from Narowal.
Choudhary Muhammad Ashraf - Ex Mayor of Kunri Sindh.
Khalid Anwer - Ex Federal Minister of law and Justice of Pakistan.
Mian Amer Mahmood - Ex Nazim of Lahore.
Mian Shamim Haider - Former Federal Minister of Railways and Sports.
Chaudhry Tariq Masood Arain - MPA from Nawab Shah



 

ARMED FORCES




General Zia-Ul-Haq 

 Vice Admiral Ahmad Tasnim
Admiral Muhammad Siddiq    Admiral Muhammad Afzal Tahir

Muhammad Hayyat Madni - Commander In-Chief of Muhammad Bin Qasim's Army.
General Adina Beg Zafar Jang Bahadar - General and Ruler of Doaba and Punjab.
General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq - The sixth President of Pakistan (Chief of Staff Pakistan Army)
Lt General Salim Ahmad Mian - Sitara-e-Qaide-Azam.
Brigadier Khurshid Rabbani - Sitara-e-Jurat.
Lt General Mian Muhammad Afzal - Chief of General Staff Pak Army.
Lt General Faiz Ali Chishti - X-Corps Commander of Pakistan Army 1974 to 1980.
Lt General Naseer Akhtar - X-Corps Commander of Pakistan.
Lt General Ghulam Mustafa - Ex-Corps Commander and Incharge Strategic Command of Pakistan.
Mian Qadir Buksh Nadir - Artillery Commander, author of, "Muftah-ul-Qila" (Persian text book on science of gunnery in 18th century).
Admiral Muhammad Afzal Tahir - Pakistan's Chief of Naval Staff.
Vice Admiral Ahmed Tasnim - The only Navy officer of Pakistan who has been Awarded Sitara-e-Jurat Twice.
Admiral Haji Muhammad Saddiq Chaudhry - The First Pakistani Navy Commander In Chief.
Vice Admiral Farooq Rashid - Chief of Staff Pakistan Navy (2004-05) Rector Bahria University (2006-09).
Air Marshal Zafar Ahmed Chaudhry - First Chief of Pakistan Air Force.
Air Vice Marshal Nasir Waqar.

JUSTICES/ATTORNEY GENERALS


Sir Mian Muhammad Shafi     Justice Sir Mian Abdur Rasheed

Justice Sir Mian Abdur Rasheed - First Chief Justice of Pakistan.
Sir Mian Muhammad Shafi - Member of Viceroy's Executive Council
Justice Mian Saqib Nisar - Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Justice Khalil-ur-Rehman Ramday - Judge of Supreme Court of Pakistan. He is the Son of Justice Muhammad Saddique, Brother of Chaudhry Muhammad Farooq - Ex Attorney General of Pakistan and Chaudhry Asad-ur-Rehman Ex Federal Minister.He is also Uncle of Brigadier Anwar-ul-Haq Ramday Shaheed.
Malik Mohammad Qayyum - Former Attorney General of Pakistan.
Mian Asrar-ul-Haq - President Supreme Court Bar of Pakistan.
Chaudhry Shehram Sarwar - President of High Court Bar Association.
Mian Abdul Qadus - Ex President of High Court Bar Association.

BUREAUCRATS/GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVES



   Qudrat Ullah Shahab                  Shahid Hafiz Kardar

Shahid Hafeez Kardar - Governor of State Bank of Pakistan.
Dr Muhammad Yaqub - Former Governor State Bank of Pakistan 1993-1999.
Anwar Ali - Chairman Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission.
Pro Dr Zafar Altaf - Chairman PARC.
Mian Muhammad Sharif - Surveyor General of Pakistan
Lt General Abdul Qayyum - Ex Chairman Pakistan Steel and Chairman POF.
General Muhammad Nawaz - Director General of Rangers Punjab Pakistan.
Qudrat Ullah Shahab - Former Pakistani Ambassador to the Netherlands and His Father was the Governoer of Gilgit during Dogra Rule.
Ch. Zulfiqar Ahmed - Ex. Chaiman CBR., Islamabad
Rauf Chaudhry - Ex. Chairman CDA. and Ex Secretary Establishment.

EDUCATIONISTS

Professor Muhammad Rafi Anwar - Principal Government College Multan.
Professor Haji Naimat Ali - Principal Government College Bahawalnagar.
Pro Dr Iftikhar Ahmad - Ex Principal King Edward Medical College.
Dr Mahmood Raza - Ex Principal Bolan Medical College Outta.
Pro Dr Mahmood Ali Malik - Ex Principal King Edward Medical College.
Professor Maqsood Iqbal Arain - Author of "History of Arains" and "Prominant Arains"
Dr. Muhammad Nawaz - Ex. Professor(Botany) Government College Lahore. He is author of many Text Books of botony.

SPORTS PERSONS


Muhammad Asif World Snooker Champion


Wasim Akram

Muhammad Asif - World Snooker Champion.
Wasim Akram - Ex Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team, King of Swing.
Imran Nazir - A Pakistani Cricket Player.
Abdul Razzaq - A Famouse Pakistani Cricketer.
Abdul Hafeez Kardar - First Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team, Former Minister of Punjab and Pakistan's Ambassador to Switzerland.
Saleem Elahi - Pakistani Cricket Player. His Brothers Manzoor Elahi and Zahoor Elahi also Played for Pakistan.
Sarfraz Nawaz Malik - Former Fast Bowler and Member of Punjab Assembly.
Mian Mohammad Saeed - Ex Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team.
Mian Muhammad Aslam - Cricketer and Test Umpire.
Shehbaz Ahmad - Ex Captain of Pakistan Hockey Team.
Tahir Zaman - Ex Captain of Pakistan Hockey Team.
Waseem Ahmed - Famous Pakistani Hockey Player.

ENTERTAINMENT/MEDIA




Tariq Aziz

     Hassan Nisar

    Habib Film Star

Sultan Rahi - Famouse Punjabi Film Star.
Habeeb - Film Star.
Tariq Aziz - Film and Tv Star and Ex Member of National Assembly.
Hassan Nissar - Senior Columnist and Analyist.
Naseem Viky - Famouse Stage Actor.

POETS/WRITERS

Shah Inayat Qadri - A famous Sufi of the Qadiri order, who was the spiritual leader of Punjabi poets and saints Baba Bulleh Shah and Waris Shah.
Nasim Hijazi - Famouse Urdu Writer of Islamic History Novels.

BUSINESSMAN

Mian Muhammad Latif - Owner of Chenab Group and Top Ten Pakistan.
Zia Shahid - Ex Senator and Owner of Khabrain Group.
Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami - Owner of Daily Pakistan News.
Mian Farzand Ali - Owner of Laki Irani Circus. Chaudhry Badar ud Din - (PPM)- Retd DIG Police / Ex Director FIA.
Chaudhry Muhammad Siddique - Industrialist and Chairman Sabro Group of Industries.
Chaudhry Muhammad Parwez - Chief Executive of Shad Enterprises, prominant builders and developers of Islamabad.
He is also present president of Arain Society Islamabad.

MISCELLANEOUS

Nawab Mian Muhammad Fazil - Received the royal title of Nawab from Emperor Aurangzeb.
Mian Sher Muhammad Sharaqpuri - Great sufi and spiritual leader of india
Shah Inayat Qadri - A famous sufi of qadri orderKanwanwali Sarkar - A famous sufi from Punjab
Mian Sahib of Nankana Sahib - Great Sufi and Spiritual Healer Having Followers Around the World.


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