Actor Mehwish Hayat's Tamgha-e-Imtiaz nomination has created quite the storm. The Main Punjab Nahi Jaungi star received much criticism while many questioned how she 'qualified' for the award.
Countless fans have come out to support her and remind people that this is a moment of joy. Nonetheless, the backlash hasn't seemed to end. Recently, TV host Aamir Liaquat took to social media to make a dig at Hayat.
The Actor in Law star has been ignoring the hate for the most part however, she spoke up when a local publication for "vilifying" her character. She further demanded for the article to be taken down and an apology to be issued as the post was "libelous". Hayat also threatened to take legal action for defamation if these conditions were not met.
This is shameful https://t.co/7chd70ABKZ this is how you celebrate your artist’s success by vilifying their character?! This is libellous and defamation. Withdraw this article and post a written apology else legal action will be taken against this! https://t.co/sv1WzPdaCM— Mehwish Hayat TI (@MehwishHayat) March 14, 2019
To this, Liaquat replied with his own woes. "And should I not sue your movie Load Wedding where your entire movie revolves around me, defaming and wrongly portraying my character WITHOUT my consent? As an artist you did not only work in such a movie but you failed to stop the nonsense in it. Shameful!"
And should I not sue your movie load wedding where your entire movie revolves around me, defaming and wrongly portraying my character WITHOUT my consent? As an artist you did not only work in such a movie but you failed to stop the nonsense in it. Shameful! https://t.co/lg7EqZ3W7v— Aamir Liaquat Husain (@AamirLiaquat) March 15, 2019
‘Load Wedding’ nominated at Rajasthan International Film Festival
Well, no one saw that coming! Hayat is yet to respond to this tweet.
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