Veteran actor Shaan Shahid slammed for criticising Aurat March posters

Veteran actor Shaan Shahid was slammed on social media for criticising a number of the posters raised in the course of the Aurat March held throughout main cities in Pakistan on Worldwide Ladies’s Day.

Among the placards have develop into a subject of debate with sure folks criticising them for being “vulgar” whereas most have been upholding that the posters spotlight the problems confronted by ladies each day.

Shaan was amongst those that thought these posters have been “not freedom” however “verbal nudity” and “don’t signify our tradition, our values and the respect we’ve got for our ladies”. 

These slogans don’t signify our tradition ,our values and the respect we’ve got for our ladies that was my level .. and also you missed it utterly.. pic.twitter.com/9jaCSHnRUG

— Shaan Shahid (@mshaanshahid) March 11, 2019

In one other tweet, the actor posted footage of some posters and wrote, “#respectforwomenfirst No brother can see this poster within the fingers of his sister.”

A number of, together with freelance author Ahmer Naqvi and illustrator Shehzil Malik, slammed and schooled Shaan. Naqvi requested the actor whether or not he had seen his personal movies and made a collage of some scenes from them. “Appearing is a selection taking over a task that’s exploitative not a majboori,” Naqvi mentioned in response to a tweet.

Because the Twitter change continued, Shaan mentioned, “You’ll be able to’t touch upon actors you aren’t one, what decisions they make are wanted for the professionalism they signify .. the place is our freedom of expression?” The tweet as soon as once more led to folks questioning the hypocrisy in Shaan talking about “freedom of expression”.

Following the criticism, in a tweet posted this morning, Shaan mentioned, “#Ibelieveinauratpower if I didn’t consider within the March I wouldn’t help my spouse and daughter going to it. They have been on the venue holding play playing cards [placards], my father’s track was sung on the March in Lahore, however they left. Additionally they felt that some phrases may have been written in another way.”

#Ibelieveinauratpower if I didn’t consider within the March I wouldn’t help my spouse& daughter going to it. they have been on the venue holding play playing cards ,my fathers track was sung on the March in lhr ,however they left .additionally they felt that some phrases may have been written in another way .

— Shaan Shahid (@mshaanshahid) March 12, 2019

Not simply Shaan, however actor Veena Malik was additionally essential of the march. “Who deliberate and funded this controversial #auratmarch2019. As a result of this introduced humiliation to ladies of Pakistan as an alternative of Something optimistic like empowering them and so on…!!!” she tweeted.

Who deliberate and funded this controversial #auratmarch2019
As a result of this introduced Humiliation to ladies of Pakistan as an alternative of Something optimistic like empowering them and so on…!!! #Aurat#AuratMarch

— VEENA MALIK (@iVeenaKhan) March 11, 2019

Nevertheless, Twitter customers have been fast to remind Veena that “the identical ladies you’re calling out for ‘humiliating’ Pakistani ladies have been standing by you as mullahs imposed fatwas on you.”