Ayyan Ali

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Ayyan (Urdu: ایان‎), born Ayyan Ali, is a Pakistani model and singer. She started modeling in 2010 and won the title of Best Female Emerging Model.She was nominated four times for the Lux Style Awards.In 2013, she clarified that she only wanted to be publicly referred to as “Ayyan” and not “Ayyan Ali”.

Born Ayyan
Dubai, UAE
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation model
Years active 2009–present

 

Career[edit]

Ayyan started her career as a model at the age of sixteen. She started modeling in 2010 and won the title of Best Female Emerging Model.She was nominated four times for the Lux Style Awards.She has worked with fashion designers includingHassan Sheheryar Yasin, Karma, Chinyere (Bareeze) and Gul Ahmed.

In 2010, Ayyan was awarded the title of Calvin Klein ‘Beauty of the Year 2010’.Later she became their brand ambassador. That same year she was nominated for Best Female Emerging Model for the Lux Style Awards, and in 2011 for Best Female Model.

She won Best Female Model for 2012 at the Pakistan Media Awards.Her music video and single called You and I was released on the occasion of Eid in July 2014 and was panned by the critics.

Charges and Arrest

On 14 March 2015, the Pakistan Airport Security Forces arrested Ayyan and charged her with money laundering. She was boarding a flight to UAE from Benazir International Airport in Islamabad. Ayyan was off to Dubai through a private airline when Airport Security Force (ASF) checked her luggage on the counter and discovered US $506,800 She was presented before a customs judge who sent her on a fourteen-day judicial remand. She was then taken to a medical facility for examination.The $500,000 in her suitcase exceeded the legal limit of cash that can be carried out of Pakistan, which is $10,000During interrogation she allegedly named several Pakistani politicians and models involved in money laundering.On 16 July 2015, Ayyan was released from jail on bail.

Discography

Singles

  • Earthquake
  • Making Dollars feat. Timo
  • You and I feat. F.Charm

Awards and nominations

Following are the awards and nominations for Ayyan.

Year Award Category Result
2009 U.S. Consulate General ‘Women’s Day,. Best Model Won
2010 Lux Style Awards Best Emerging Female Model Nominated
2011 Lux Style Awards Best Female Model Nominated
Miss Calvin Klein Beauty Miss Calvin Klein Won
2012 Lux Style Awards Best Female Model Nominated
Pakistan Media Awards Best Female Model Won
2013 Lux Style Awards Best Female Model Nominated
Hum Awards Best Female Model Won
Beauty Awards Miss Photogenic Nominated
Beauty Awards Best Skin Nominated
Beauty Awards Beauty Of The Year Nominated
Veet Awards Veet Awards Won
Express Tribune Awards Best Female Model Won
2014 Pakistan Media Awards Beauty icon of the year Won
Pakistan Media Awards Best Female Model Won
Beauty icon of the year Woman’s Day Won