PML-N leader Hina Pervaiz Butt in a recent interview claimed that no current actress in Pakistan is fair enough to play Maryam Nawaz in her biopic.
While talking to a local TV channel GNN, Butt responded to a question where the host asked who can play the role of Maryam Nawaz better, Mahira Khan, Mehwish Hayat, Zara Noor Abbas, or Hareem Farooqui?
To which Butt replied that no one among these could play Maryam since she was tall and fair than all these actresses.
However, she said, “Sanam Saeed and Iman Aly are good actresses but they too have tan complexion. Mahira is also a good actress but I don’t think so she can play a serious role.”
Now, netizens are once again targeting Butt for her racist statement.
Maryam nawaz ka muh dhulwao to pata chaley@TeamMahiraKhan is brilliant actor
And sanam saeed n eman Ali are beautiful
— Haji Professor Dr. ZAQ Ex-PTI (@Dr_ZAQ) July 5, 2020
What she’s talking about no education………. at all just the complex of color poor Pakistani mind 🇬🇧 left behind 😩😩😩😩😩😭
— mastoor mansoor (@mansoor_mastoor) July 5, 2020
They are TAN. Did she really have to mention these two actresses and mention there complexion. What a racist remark!
— Azeem Ul Haq (@Djenngo) July 5, 2020
Meera should be first choice……
Both ha same type of popularity….
— Parvez Masoom (@Parvez_Masoom) July 5, 2020
Also, in the same interview, she ranked Imran Khan ‘Zero’ as the Prime Minister of Pakistan while as a cricketer she ranked him six for lifting 1992 World Cup’s trophy.
Earlier, Butt caused quite a frenzy on Twitter after comparing Maryam Nawaz with the popular protagonist of the Turkish TV show, Ertugrul. She said that Maryam had similar qualities as Ertugrul. Pakistanis brutally trolled Butt for her apparently ‘funny’ remark.
I am watching Ertugrul nowadays & I see Maryam Nawaz has similar leadership qualities as him.Her Strong belief in God,her Courage to not give up,Her conviction to Stand on her principles even when everyone is against her,her ability to differentiate between Right&Wrong #Ertugrul
— Hina Parvez Butt (@hinaparvezbutt) May 13, 2020
None of the Twitter users agreed with her point of view and came with hilarious responses.
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