Change your name after marriage is not required in Islam: Mansha Pasha

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Mansha Pasha is a very popular Pakistani actress and TV presenter. She is famous for her supporting roles in various critically and commercially successful TV drama serials. Fans love her performances in shows like Shehr-e-Zaat, Madiha Maliha, Zindagi Gulzar Hai, Virasat and Mera Naam Yusuf Hai. She played Zoya in ARY Digital’s comedy serial Aangan.

Mansha tied the knot with Jibran Nasir in an intimate ceremony earlier this year. On the work front, the actress was last seen in Mohabbat Tujhe Alvida co-starring Zahid Ahmed.

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It all started when a social media user pointed out that Pakistani actress Mansha Pasha, who recently married activist Jibran Nasir, had not changed her last name, to which the actress replied, “Yes, because it is not required in Islam”.

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On an Instagram follow-up story, she stated that she is by no means implying that she is a perfect person or a Muslim. “Like anyone reading this, I am full of mistakes and a sinner too. But when I can, I try my best to improve,” she said. She also added there is no compulsion in Islam for women to change their name after marriage.

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“My religion encourages women to keep their name as an identity and that’s why I decided not to change my name after getting married,” she adding that she in no way condemns those who choose to do so To keep names of their husbands. “It’s a personal choice.”

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