Mahira Khan Fully Supports Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
The actress appeared on Geo Morning along with current co-star Haroon Shahid and while the conversation was mostly about their experiences revolving around the filming of Verna, she had some interesting things to say about other issues too.
Having recently encountered social media harassment and trolling herself, Mahira Khan was asked what she felt about Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s tweets and whether sending a Facebook request could be equated to harassment or not. Never shying away from giving her opinion where needed, Mahira spoke with clarity and from the heart.
“If a doctor uses your personal information to approach you, then it definitely is the wrong code of conduct,” Mahira said. “We have to use our platform to speak out. If someone is voicing their concern about let’s say, a doctor, you have to use it. The debate is how far they take it.”
Mahira very clearly came out in support of the Oscar-winning filmmaker whereas Haroon Shahid appeared to have a different opinion; he felt that a Facebook friendship request was not harassment in the true sense of the word.
The duo was live on GEO TV for the promotions of their upcoming film Verna which is slated to release on November 17, 2017.