Ajmal Haqiqi is an Afghani model, fashion designer and YouTuber. In 2022, he was arrested by the Afghan Directorate of General Intelligence (GDI) of the Taliban for blasphemy.
Ajmal Haqiqi was born in Andar District, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. He completed primary education at Golkhaneh School and secondary education at Habibia High School, Home of Legends. After completing his intermediate studies, Ajmal Haqiqi earned a master’s degree in Fine Arts from the Kabul Institute of Fine Arts. Ajmal then went to India, where he studied fashion design at the AAFT School of Fashion & Design.
Height (approx): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx): 75 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Body Measurements (approx): Chest: 40″, Waist: 32″, Biceps: 15″
Ajmal Haqiqi was born in a Muslim family.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Colonel Nader Khan, is a former Afghan National Army Officer.
Ajmal Haqiqi has 3 brothers and 2 sisters. He is the youngest among his siblings.
Ajmal Haqiqi is not married.
Ajmal Haqiqi according to Islam.
Ajmal Haqiqi started his modeling career when he was 14 years old. He is the founder of Afghanistan’s first modeling agency called Haqiqi Fashion First Modeling Agency. As a model, she has participated in many modeling contests in different countries. In 2020, she participated in a modeling contest called Fashion Show Festival. The contest was held in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. He is among the participants from 16 different countries.
In December 2020, she participated in a fashion show, which was held in Uzbekistan. In the fashion show, he exhibited and represented the traditional clothing of the Afghan Nazanin tribe.
In the fashion show, Ajmal Haqiqi represented Afghan culture by dressing herself in Afghani clothes.
As a famous Afghani model, Ajmal Haqiqi has appeared as a special guest on several Afghan national TV programs.
Throughout her modeling career, Ajmal has participated in several modeling contests held in India.
Accused of blasphemy
In 2022, Ajmal Haqiqi and three of his friends were arrested by the Taliban-run General Directorate of Intelligence (GDI). They are accused of hurting the religious sentiments of the Afghan people. Earlier, Ajmal Haqiqi and his friends posted a video of themselves on YouTube jokingly reciting the holy verses of the Quran. Later, the authorities took down the video, and Ajmal Haqiqi and his friends apologized for unwittingly mocking the Quran.
Ajmal Haqiqi owns a KIA Retona.
- Ajmal Haqiqi is a staunch supporter of good relations between India and Afghanistan, and he often shares posts on social media showing his efforts to promote strong ties between the two countries.
- Since the Taliban formed the government in Afghanistan in 2021, Ajmal Haqiqi, through his social media posts, has often voiced his opinion on the Taliban’s implementation of Draconian laws in the country.
- In 2022, after Ajmal Haqiqi and his friends were arrested by the Taliban on charges of blasphemy, several prominent NGOs such as Amnesty International condemned the actions of the Taliban and demanded that the Taliban must release the prisoners immediately. The NGO also stated that by arresting innocent civilians, the Taliban are trying to restrict the freedom of Afghan citizens. In an official statement, Amnesty International stated,
Restrictions on the right to freedom of expression must be clearly provided for by law and be strictly necessary and proportionate to the legitimate aim. International human rights law does not allow restrictions on freedom of expression solely on the grounds that it is potentially offensive or insulting or to protect the religious beliefs or religious feelings of its adherents. This incident is a classic example of how the Taliban created a climate of fear in Afghanistan by using arbitrary arrests and coercion to silence the public.”
- On June 5, 2022, the Taliban forced Ajmal Haqiqi and his friends to upload an apology video, in which they stated that they were ready to accept the punishment, which would be given to them by the Talibani court.
- Ajmal Haqiqi is a fitness enthusiast and places great emphasis on maintaining physical fitness.
- Ajmal Haqiqi is a smoker. He often shares pictures of his smoking habit on social media.
- During the reign of Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in Afghanistan, Ajmal Haqiqi was appointed as the Cultural Ambassador of Afghanistan.
- Besides being a model, Ajmal Haqiqi is also a fashion designer. As of 2021, Ajmal Haqiqi has designed more than 1200 traditional Afghan dresses.
- Ajmal Haqiqi is known for his generous nature. He helps the poor and needy in Afghanistan.
- Ajmal Haqiqi is an avid pet lover. He has a German Shepherd as a pet.
- Ajmal Haqiqi passionately follows his hobby of horse riding.