Qandeel Baloch, born Fouzia Azeem, was a model from Pakistan and a well known social media celebrity. She was famously compared to Kim Kardashian by various International news media. She was recently killed by her younger brother Daniyal Jugnnoo.
She even released a teaser regarding a dance; however Pakistan ended up losing the game. Most of the Indian media compare Qandeel Baloch with the controversial Poonam Pandey. Qandeel named Sunny Leone, Poonam Pandey and Rakhi Sawant as the women who inspire her. She also claimed that many media groups and organizations invite her regularly to their show to increase their channel’s TRP ratings.
Qandeel Baloch was married to Ashiq Aslam in 2008 and had one son from the marriage. She seperated from Ashiq citing claims of domestic abuse on the part of Ashiq. There were also reports that Qandeel had married again and was separated; however there is no evidence to those claims.
Qandeel recently created controversy by meeting a religious scholar, Mufti Abdul Qavi in a hotel room to learn about her faith. This interaction caused chaos on various social media platforms after photos of her and Mufti went viral. Qandeel added more fuel to the fire by wearing a hat that had Mufti’s signature on it. Qandeel was always in the limelight for all the wrong reasons. Some of them include promising a strip dance for her country and dedicate it to Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi is the Pakistan cricket team won the Twenty20 match against India that was held on March 19th 2016.
The reason behind why her brother killed her is believed to be a number of controversial pictures that she had posted of herself on various social media platforms. According to sources, her brother believed these to be insulting and humiliating to the family and the Muslim community in general. According to the police Qandeel Baloch was strangled to death for not respecting and dishonoring the family traditions and those of the country. Her murder is believed to be an honor killing.
Qandeel had become a popular household name for posting some bold statements, pictures, videos and comments. Qandeel was to be a part of the Bigg Boss season 10 as well according to insiders.
Qandeel Baloch’s parents have been detained for further investigation. They have confessed that Qandeel was strangled to death by her brother after an agreement about the content she posted on social media. Qandeel’s body was discovered on Saturday morning.