A look at the heroes that have featured in the eighth season of the Pakistan Super League.
The second leg of HBL PSL 8 not only saw thrilling finishes but also brought in limelight the ten new unsung heroes of Pakistan through Kingdom Valley Hamaray Heroes. Like the previous weeks, a fresh batch of inspiring figures were rewarded for their numerous achievements in different fields.
From sports to arts, technology to social work, Pakistan is progressing in every field and we Pakistanis only come to know the achievements of our peers through this initiative.
Here you can find out more about every hero and their achievements with a link to an exclusive documentary.
Chess player Noor Fatima Rashid is part of Pakistan National Chess Team since 2020. She has represented Pakistan in World Chess Olympiads. She was awarded the Title of National Chess Master in Nationals of 2022. Recently, she represented Pakistan in Oman in Asian level chess championship where she won against India. Previously she was also a part of Webster University Chess Team which is best university chess team around the world and has won 5 Panam tournaments in a row. In 2016 she was in the first and only batch to represent Pakistan in World Geography Olympiad.
She is also running an initiative since 2016 “Quwat e Uraan”, to raise awareness of child abuse and women's rights. Watch her journey highlights:
Tufail Shinwari captained team Pakistan in the Street Child Football World Cup Qatar Doha 2022. He scored 12 goals, including penalty shootouts. He was awarded the Golden Boot award for most goals and 3 hattricks in the tournament. Pakistan beat Brazil to qualify for finals but lost the final to Egypt in the penalty shootouts. He won gold medal at the U17 National Football Championship while representing KPK. Find out more about this star performer in this special documentary:
Dr. Wasif William is a very well known and reputable Cosplayer/Costume designer. He is in Cosplaying and costume designing field since 2012. He is also the first person in Pakistan to make a wearable Ironman armour from scrap cardboard and paper, because of which he is also known as "Pakistani Ironman". He has worked with many reputable companies nationally and internationally and received many awards. Watch a special documentary featuring his work: