Several prominent personalities including politicians, cricketers and actors cast their vote in Pakistan’s 11th general election on Wednesday.

Former Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was among the first people to cast his vote. He voted in NA-130 constituency of Lahore where Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Khawaja Hassan and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’S (PTI) Shafqat Mehmood are in the tough contest.

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif's mother Shamim Akhtar cast her vote in NA-124 in Lahore where Hamza Shahbaz was contesting.

PTI chief Imran Khan cast his vote in NA-53 Islamabad. Speaking to media, he urged the nation to utilize their right to vote as it is a chance to defeat the mafia groups. "I do not ask you to vote only for PTI. Vote whichever party you want, but do vote," he stressed. Khan termed the election as an important one in the history of Pakistan.

Former Army Chief Gen (r) Raheel Sharif casts his vote in NA-129 while the present COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa voted in Rawalpindi constituency PP-11.

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari voted in Larkana’s NA-200 constituency. In media talk, he hoped that the nation will vote with full strength.

Former cricketer Waseem Akram cast his vote in Samanabad area of Lahore. On his Twitter account, he wrote “I casted my vote today really proud to be Pakistani”