Qandeel Baloch is a Pakistani social media sensation notable for her videos discussing her daily routine and various controversial issues. International news media like Agence France-Presse has compared her to Kim Kardashian.
Her most recent stunt which spread in social media is that she promised to strip dance for her nation, and to dedicate her dance to cricketer Shahid Afridi if Pakistan won the Twenty20 match against India on 19 March 2016. She had also released a teaser regarding her strip dance on social media which went viral, but Pakistan has lost the match.Some Indian media compares her with Poonam Pandey due to her controversial personality and similarities.
In an interview with popular anchor Mubashir Luqman, Qandeel named Rakhi Sawant, Sunny Leone and Poonam Pandey as her inspirations. She also said that many organizations, people or media groups are calling her to feature in their shows to increase their own TRP.