Difference between Imran Khan and Zardari
Difference between Imran Khan and Zardari

Difference between Imran Khan and Zardari

Imran khan and Zardari are well known personalities in politics of Pakistan. Both of these personalities performed their duties as leaders of different political parties and there are many differences between these leaders. In this article we are going to discuss the differences between these two politicians.

Imran Khan

Imran Khan Niazi, also called Imran Khan, is a famous previous cricketer, politician and the previous chancellor of “University of Bradford”. Khan has played internationally for almost two decades in 20th century but after retiring from cricket he moved towards politics.


Asif Ali Zardari is politican and co-chairperson of PPP as well as he was husband of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed. He was former cabinet minister and also served as president of Pakistan.

Imran Khan VS Zardari

  • Name:

The full name of imran khan is Imran Khan Naizi but he is known as Imran Khan.

The full name of zardari is Asif Ali Zardari but commonly known as Zardari.

  • Born:

Imran Khan was born on October 5, 1952 in Lahore.

Asif Ali Zardari was born on July 26, 1955 in Karachi, Sindh.

  • Famous for:

Imran Khan is famous as previous cricketer, politician, cricket commentator, philanthropist and the previous chancellor of University of Bradford. He is likewise originator of “Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital” and “Namal College, Mianwali”.

Asif Ali Zardari is famous as Pakistani politician as well as existing co-chairperson of PPP (Pakistan People’s Party). He additionally served his duties as eleventh President of Pakistan starting from 2008-13.

  • Early career:

Imran khan started his career from 1969 where he played for home teams in age of sixteen. He additionally started playing for country from 1971. He started captaincy in 1982. From 1996, he entered into politics and formed a political party named as “Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf”.

Zardari’s early political career was almost unsuccessful. In year 1983, he had gone astray in election in Nawabshah, for seat of district council. In Nawabshah, his family claimed a huge number of acres of land so he went into business of real state. In 1993, he became the cabinet minister.

  • In Prison:

Imran khan was taken in prison when he was going to take charge of protest in Lahore during state of emergency in 2007 in Dera Ghazi Khan Jail where he spent few months.

Asif Ali Zardari was taken in prison many times as the major reason includes corruption cases. He also went to jail due to huge offences related to murder of Mir Murtaza Bhutto, and many other cases.  As almost eleven years altogether, he spent in jail.

  • Public image:

Imran khan has a very good image in public due to cricket, victory in cricket world cup 1992 and his welfare works.

Zardari has not good image in eyes of public due to his unlimited corruption cases and his time period in jail.

  • Awards and Honor:

Imran khan has taken almost more than 10 awards and honors in his cricket and political time span.

Zardari has taken the guard of honor when he left his seat of president.


From the above article we can conclude that Imran khan has excellent image in eyes of public as compare to Zardari’s image.