Veena does not want to become prime minister!

Published: January 15, 2013

Veena says she finds the current state of Pakistani politics amusing. PHOTO: FILE

When micro-blogging website Twitter exploded on Tuesday evening in the wake of the apex court’s decision to issue an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, a user tweeted to singer-actor Veena Malik: “We want you as the next prime minister.”

The artist’s response was a witty “But PM gets arrest warrants in Pak….confused.”

Veena later told The Express Tribune, “I follow Pakistani politics. I am a part of Pakistan so mujhe bhi bohot temptation hoti hai to keep up with the news. I follow everything on Twitter.”

When asked to share her views on the current political scenario, she said: “The arrest warrant for the prime minister came as a shock to me. Okay, log corrupt hotay hain or corruption hoti hai but, if the prime minister is involved it is shameful and shocking.”

Veena also said that she finds the current state of Pakistani politics amusing. “We had no idea who Tahirul Qadri is! All of a sudden he’s on the scene; he’s standing up for the nation against corruption, electricity shortage etc, but where was he before? His slogans seem so funny to me.”

At the end, Veena joked about the state of our entertainment industry, saying “No wonder Pakistan’s entertainment industry is not big – politics is entertainment! It’s comedic, political drama.”

Reader Comments (26)

  • tehreem
    Jan 15, 2013 - 8:00PM

    veena for president, prime minister, army chief and chief justice, !!!!Recommend

  • Zalim singh
    Jan 15, 2013 - 8:19PM

    at least one pakistani has guts to criticize Qadri.

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  • Faisal Iqbal
    Jan 15, 2013 - 8:28PM

    Jocks after Jocks :D

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  • Awais Khan
    Jan 15, 2013 - 8:30PM

    Look whose talking… Laughing at Lolloywood does not mean she will be placed as a famous actress in the neighbouring Country.

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  • Falcon
    Jan 15, 2013 - 8:32PM

    Veena = Pakistan’s blonde

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  • raj
    Jan 15, 2013 - 8:44PM

    veena malik we know pak is in shambles….u can change things…plz go away :p

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  • concerned
    Jan 15, 2013 - 9:00PM

    You must be a fool and very irresponsible to publish this news, whatever Veena says doesnot matter a bit. Why are you publishing this.

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  • Positive Pakistani
    Jan 15, 2013 - 9:05PM

    ..At the end, Veena joked about the state of our entertainment industry, saying “No wonder Pakistan’s entertainment industry is not big – politics is entertainment! It’s comedic, political drama.”…

    such wise words towards the last …..i am impressed :P

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  • Shaami Lahori
    Jan 15, 2013 - 9:15PM

    The country is in turmoil and still ET is busy in finding some Masala and Gossips.

    @Zalim Singh Just Go away and leave us alone……

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  • GrimmJow
    Jan 15, 2013 - 9:20PM

    Venna for President! XD

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  • IZ
    Jan 15, 2013 - 9:20PM

    “Maulvi Sahib!”

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  • GrimmJow
    Jan 15, 2013 - 9:51PM

    @concerned – Why shouldn’t ET publish this? It has been publishing articles related to all the exciting stuff going on in Pakistan, so why not this?

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  • Sudheer
    Jan 16, 2013 - 1:17AM

    @concerned
    You must be a fool and very irresponsible to publish this news, whatever Veena says doesnot matter a bit. Why are you publishing this.
    The ET is publishing the news because, fools like you and me are reading it and commenting on it! It proves that whatever she says does matter a lot! After all, you, the “wise boy”, lost his cool at whatever she said!!

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  • PakSurzameen
    Jan 16, 2013 - 3:20AM

    Government can bring Veena Malik to steal Qadri sahab’s show.

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  • XX
    Jan 16, 2013 - 4:02AM

    *Relief*…Recommend

  • Pawroti
    Jan 16, 2013 - 4:47AM

    I love this Veena Malick lady.

    Not only is she gorgeous beyond words but she has a great sense of Humor too.

    Keep up the good work bebe. You are Numero Uno in my mind.

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  • Salamander
    Jan 16, 2013 - 7:07AM

    @Pawroti: you should be from mars.

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  • Anybodyagree
    Jan 16, 2013 - 7:59AM

    i m a big fan of Veena, atleast she is honest . . . .!!!!

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  • Pawroti
    Jan 16, 2013 - 9:17AM

    @Salamander:

    Yes indeed.

    There’s a book. Men are from Mars and women are from Venus.

    Come on now she is indeed gorgeous.

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  • KHK
    Jan 16, 2013 - 9:39AM

    Me Neither: What a coincidence!

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  • danish
    Jan 16, 2013 - 9:57AM

    how does it matter what veena says

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  • GhostRider
    Jan 16, 2013 - 10:22AM

    She has a bad habit of poking her nose everywhere just to remain in the news

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  • B
    Jan 16, 2013 - 11:01AM

    @danish:
    Does it matter if you say anything?

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  • Arsalan
    Jan 16, 2013 - 4:50PM

    @tehreem:
    Veena for What……………….!!!!!

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  • junaid
    Jan 16, 2013 - 4:55PM

    Hahahaha prime minister?

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  • Khalid
    Jan 16, 2013 - 7:19PM

    We dont want a prime minister who has doubtfull assets…

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