Who recommended actress Mehwish Hayat name for coveted Tamgha e Imtiaz?

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Who recommended actress Mehwish Hayat name for coveted Tamgha e Imtiaz?

ISLAMABAD - Who recommended actress Mehwish Hayat for coveted Tamgha e Imtiaz? Surprise name of Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry surfaced.

Chaudhry has revealed that he recommended Pakistani actress Mehwish Hayat be awarded the coveted Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.

As the guest on *Aik Din Geo Ke Saath*'s latest episode, Chaudhry, in a candid discussion with host Sohail Warraich, disclosed that he had suggested Hayat's name for the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan's highest civilian honour.

"Mehwish Hayat is brilliant," he said, when asked about his favourite actress. "As minister, I recommended her name for Sitara-e-Imtiaz. I recently met her for the first time," he added.

The federal minister said when he was minister, he took awards very seriously. He said he had recommended Hayat's name and had always wanted youngsters to be nominated for awards.

"People ask for their names to be recommended for awards," Chaudhry explained , refuting a question on whether Hayat asked him to recommend her name for the award.

"So many people do it that there's no limit to it."

He said the Pakistani actress had been awarded for the business that her films did, which, he said, was more than any other actress.

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