Islamabad (HRNW): Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has declared some surprise entries in the initial list of tickets for the 2018 general elections, including well known drama and film actors Sajid Hassan and Ayub Khoso. Sajid Hassan and Ayub Khoso will also contest elections for Karachi constituencies on PPP tickets. While Sajid Hassan has been fielded for National Assembly’s NA-256 (Karachi Central-IV), Ayub Khoso is being a contestant for Sindh Assembly constituency PS-101 (Karachi East-III). Sajid Hassan career comprises of mainly acting in numerous Pakistani dramas and movies, including Maalik, Bay Qasoor, Dhoop Kinaray, Hum Tum and others, however, in the past he has hosted a lot of talk shows in which he has interviewed various politicians.
Similarly, Ayub Khoso has contributed his acting skills for several projects, like Yalghaar, Khuda Kay Liye, Chaoun and many more. He is born & bought up in Jaffarabad, Balochistan, and graduated from the University of Balochistan. Meanwhile, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will contest for three seats, NA-200 (Larkana-I) and NA-246 (Karachi South-I) and NA-8 Malakand. Asif Ali Zardari will run for NA-213 (Shaheed Benazirabad-I). Former Sindh CM Syed Murad Ali Shah has submitted his nomination papers for two constituencies, PS-80 (Jamshoro-I) and PS-34 (Naushehro Feroze-II). Former Sindh Assembly speaker Shehla Raza will this time contest election for the National Assembly’s NA-243 seat in Karachi. Whereas, Qaim Ali Shah and Nabil Gabol are not issued any ticket till yet.