Noor Jehan a cousin of Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan has been approved by the Election Commission of Khyber Pakthunkhwa Province as an independent candidate. She is a Pakistani national and is the paternal cousin of Shahrukh Khan.
She expressed her displeasure over the trolling of Shahrukh following her decision to contest the elections. She and her family maintain close contact with their relatives across the border She had earlier served as councillor. Her brother is handling the election campaign.