A survey was conducted by Pew Research recently shows the following results about the popularity of different leaders in Pakistan.
Personality popularity ranking in 2010 2011
Imran Khan 52% 68%
Nawaz Sharif 71% 61%
Yousaf Raza Gillani 59% 37%
COAS Ashfaq Kayani 61% 52%
Imran khan is currently the most popular leader in Pakistan.