Kanwal Aftab – A Famous TikTok-er, journalist and actress who has everyone mesmerized by her talent.

TikTok has paved the way for new talent to show their abilities and create a strong social media presence. Many Pakistanis have also used the platform to launch their careers and show the world what they can do.

One such star is the enigmatic and beautiful Kanwal Aftab who is popular in not just Pakistan but across the border as well.

Kanwal has successfully established herself as a host, anchor, model and TikToker in just a few years. Read on to know everything about the TikTok star.


Early Life and Education

The name Kanwal loosely translates to Lotus, a sacred flower known for its vibrant pink and white hues. The beautiful young star is originally from the city of Lahore where she currently resides with her family.

Kanwal Aftab was born on the 9th of January, 1998 which makes her 22 years old as of 2020. The TikTok star has always been interested in media and is currently pursuing a degree in mass communication from the University of Central Punjab.

The beautiful Kanwal Aftab has always had a knack for being in front of the camera. Before gaining widespread popularity on TikTok she was a host for Urdu point where she did a variety of popular segments.

Now Kanwal has her own Youtube channel, Instagram and TikTok where she has millions of followers.

She regularly endorses and promotes famous brands and collaborates with fellow TikTokers such as Zulqarnain Sikandar.

Career as TikTok Celebrity

Kanwal Aftab was already a media personality when she first joined TikTok in 2019. However, her popularity soon skyrocketed and now she has 4.3 million likes on TikTok and half a million followers.

She is known for her brilliant comedy and lip-sync videos where she experiments with new ideas and keeps her fans well entertained. While her growing success is often attributed to her attractive and bewitching looks there is no denying her how massively talented she is.

For her one of her videos Kanwal mimicked a local rickshaw driver and portrayed the character so comical yet realistically that fans were awestruck by her acting abilities. She has even mimicked street vendors, dressed as a man as she continues to make new and exciting TikToks for her fans.


But that’s not all, this girl can do a dance routine just as well and mimicry and lip-syncs. Her sheer versatility is what makes her stand out from all other TikTokers.

She is known to be one of the best dressed social media personalities as she takes special care in putting together each outfit. She makes excellent use of her TikTok fanbase and frequently endorses brands such as veet and Faizasaloon. Her videos frequently channel local cultures as she prefers wearing desi attire.

Kanwal’s growing TikTok popularity proves that she is a force to be reckoned with and that there is nothing this girl can’t do.  However, TikTok’s aren’t her only achievements and the host turned model has several other merits to her credit.

Social Media Success and other ventures

Kanwal is also one of the most followed Pakistani celebrities on Instagram where she has 705 thousand followers and over 300 posts. She uses this popularity to promote local brands and enjoys attention and love from her fans.

Apart from this, Kanwal has her own YouTube channel by the name of ‘Gup Shup’ which has over 200 thousand subscribers. She primarily interviews other celebrities and TikTokers on her channel.

The anchor and host has also starred in a commercial for Muhammad Ali Jinnah University as she continues to take on new and different projects. What’s more, is that prior to her TikTok years Kanwal worked as a journalist for a website by the name of Urdu point.

The actress has also starred in a short film by the name of ‘dial 1122’ which centered around education regarding local rescue services. Unlike most stars Kanwal’s work is not purely for entertainment but for also raising awareness around sensitive issues.


Kanwal also made an appearance on Nida Yasir’s morning show with fellow TikToker and close friend Zulqarnain Sikandar. During her college years Kanwal also worked in theatre as she ultimately aspires to become an actress but is looking for the right opportunity.


Being in the limelight means being exposed to all sorts of fake news and scandals. Kanwal Aftab recently found herself in a similar situation when an unknown man took to social media that he was secretly married to the star.

In what folded to be a publicity stunt the man claiming to be Kanwal’s husband took back his claims. He further added that he had made a mistake and that there was some confusion regarding his statements. On further investigation the man who supposedly belonged from Lahore denied all his previous statements.

Meanwhile Kanwal also took to her social media to clarify that the rumor was fake and was invented to tarnish her image.

Hobbies and other Interests

As a TikToker herself Kanwal is a huge fan of fellow TikToker Aashna Hegde while her favorite actors include Johnny Depp and Bradley Cooper.

The actress also enjoys listening to music in her spare time and her favorite singer is currently Neha Kakkar. Her hobbies include traveling, vlogging and taking photographs. When not busy with her work Kanwal likes to spend quality time with her friends and family.

In just a few years Kanwal has reached new heights of success and we can’t wait to see what she does next!

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