Sheikhupura (Urdu: شَيخُوپُورہ, Punjabi: شیخاپورا) is an industrial city of "The Rice Valley" of Subcontinent and capital of Sheikhupura District in the province of Punjab about 40 km northwest of Lahore in Pakistan. It is the 16th largest city of Pakistan.
The name of the town and its fort was changed by him to Sheikhupura from earlier Virkgarh, deriving from a nickname of Jahangir, who was known as Sheikhu by his father Akbar the Great. The city is the headquarters of Sheikhupura District.Engineer Hafiz Ali Raza Currently working as a assistant agricultural engineer in Punjab Agriculture Department.
Aaqib Javed played as fast bowler for Pakistan cricket team.
Anjum Saeed played one Olympics for Pakistan hockey team.
Anzhelika Tahir, Miss Pakistan World 2015, a beauty queen from Pakistan.
Choudhry Bilal Ahmed, politician
Jahangir, Fourth Mughal Emperor, ruled from 1605-1627
Kulwant Singh Virk, author
Mohammad Asif a right arm medium fast bowler in cricket
Muhammad Javed Buttar, is a former justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan
Muhammad Nawaz Bhatti, judge and lawyer
Nawab Kapur Singh, one of the pivotal figures of the Sikh Confederacy and founder of the Singhpuria Misl.
Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, player for the Pakistan National Cricket Team
Rana Tanveer Hussain Federal Minister
Saeed Anwar played three Olympics for Pakistan hockey team.
Sheikh Salim Chishti, Sufi saint of the Chishti Order during the Mughal Empire
Waris Shah, A Great Punjabi Sufi Poet
Zaka Ullah Bhangoo, Pakistani army aviator
Zulfiqar Ahmad Dhillon, retired brigadier in the Pakistani army
Saeed-ul haq Dogar, Pakistani Politician