Alamgir Tareen (1961–2023) was a Pakistani businessman and owner of Multan Sultans, who committed suicide by shooting himself in the head in July 2023.
Alamgir Khan Tareen was born in 1961 (age 63 at the time of death) in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. From 1971 to 1976, he completed his schooling from CCH: Cadet College, Hasan Abdal, Punjab. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and later a master’s degree from Yale University, Connecticut. After completing his formal education, he started working in his father’s business in Multan.
Height (Approx): 5′ 10″
Weight (Approx): 70 kg
Hair colour: Gray (partially bald)
Eye colour: black
He was from a prosperous family.
parents and siblings
His father’s name is Allah Nawaz Khan Tareen who was Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG). He has an elder brother named Jahangir Khan Tareen, a businessman and politician-founder of the Istihkaam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP), and a sister named Seema Azadi, a politician of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Party and founder of Pakistan-based Pakistan. I am a senator. Parliament.
wife and children
He never married and had no children.
He had a nephew named Ali Khan Tareen, who was the son of Jahangir Tareen and a politician.
He was in a relationship with a girl named Shazo aka Shazia. They later got engaged to each other and were planning to get married in December 2023.
He followed Islam.
7 H/C, Gulberg-2, Lahore, Pakistan
He joined his father’s company, Shamin & Company Pvt Ltd, Multan’s largest bottler maker PepsiCo, in the 1990s and eventually became its managing director (MD). He operated the largest water purification plant in Pakistan.
He purchased Multan Sultans, a Pakistan Super League (PSL) team, for $6.35 million in 2018 through Multan Consortium in partnership with his nephew Ali Khan Tareen.
In 2021, he became the sole owner of Multan Sultans after buying out Ali’s stake in the franchise. Multan Sultans later won the sixth season of the PSL in 2021. He was credited with incorporating a data-based approach into Multan Sultans.
Alamgir Tareen committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with a pistol on 6 July 2023 at his residence in Gulberg, Lahore. His maid Alamdar found him dead and became suspicious when Alamgir did not open his room despite repeatedly knocking on the door. The maid informed the police who later took the body to a local hospital.
Reportedly, the police found a suicide note near his body in which Alamgir allegedly cited an illness which forced him to commit suicide. After the news of his demise went viral, many people paid tribute to him on social media platforms and some also expressed the need to give importance to mental health.
- After his death, two suicide letters went viral, one in English and the other in Urdu. Reportedly, both were written by him; However, many people claimed that both of them were fake.
- His alleged fiancé Shazo claimed after his death that he was not suffering from any serious physical condition; However, he did not give any reason for his suicide.