Hamza Ali Abbasi is known to make sure that his voice is heard loud and clear.
While the activist surely does have an opinion on almost everything that stirs up controversy, this time around Abbasi gave his two cents on how the censor board is allowing movies with item numbers to be run on the channels.
The Mann Mayal star took to social media to voice his opinions. He wrote, “Its heart-breaking and disappointing to see some brilliant Pakistani film-makers still using ITEM NUMBERS to sell their films.”
He went on to say, “How can the censor board allow such filth to run in cinemas and how can PEMRA allow this to be run on channels Pakistani artists finally managed to get enough respect in the society that now young educated boys and girls from good families are coming into this field, please don’t spoil this hard earned respect by putting on a flesh show and calling it glamour!”
Talking about women empowerment, religion and traditions, Hamza wrote, “Item songs degrade women and objectify them. Which goes against the essence of Women’s Empowerment and Women’s Rights, our religion and our norms.”
Soon after Abbasi’s tweet, Twitter was abuzz, calling out the actor for his role in one of the blockbusters of Pakistani cinema, Jawani Phir Nahi Aani.
Well, this user summed up the opinions of many pretty well.
We wonder what Abbasi might have to say to this.
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