Saboor Aly defends window cleaner ‘joke’

Well-known Pakistani actress Saboor Aly tried to clear the air after she and mannequin Saheefa Jabbar got here underneath fireplace for video wherein the 2 actors make enjoyable of a person cleansing home windows.

In a now-deleted video which was posted on her account, Aly might be heard making jokes in regards to the man together with fellow Jabbar. “His mom had higher goals for him when he left his home,” Aly might be heard saying within the video.

One other actor Affan Waheed who can be seen within the video, appeared somewhat uncomfortable with the mockery and tries to deflect the scenario and says the person is working laborious.

Naturally social media got here out in full, with many criticising the actor for making enjoyable of an individual whom she perceived to be doing a “menial” job.

The individual cleansing the window was later confirmed as an affiliate director for the TV present Saboor was on the units of and that he was a buddy of hers.

Taking to Instagram, Aly mentioned it was an inside joke with the assistant director and that she by no means made enjoyable of the career.


“Our backwards and forwards commentary on one another’s actions is a norm on the units, and naturally as outsiders, one would not know, however at the least give the opposite individual a good thing about doubt as effectively earlier than you begin writing them off as being responsible,” she wrote.

The actor goes on to defend her video and says social media “warriors” have been lacking the context and known as them out for creating this complete scenario for followers, likes and engagement.

“Is that this what the reporting degree has come all the way down to? Is that this irresponsible, irregular, non-authentic, rumour publishing the brand new ‘in’ factor on social?”

The actor additionally quoted a Quranic verse.

She additional mentioned that nowhere have we known as him a window cleaner or made enjoyable of any particular career. “What was an inside joke with a person, has been portrayed as an insult of the career which was by no means the intention nor a truth even within the content material that is nonetheless on my social media. Frankly, these are simply not the values I’ve been introduced up with,” she wrote.

Aly added, “Subsequent time you level your finger on somebody’s actions or phrases — particularly if you find yourself them in isolation and never the entire image — assume and be accountable. Do not simply do it for the followers, likes, and engagement.”