Agha Ali apologizes for mocking Pashto language

KARACHI: Actor Agha Ali has apologized for mocking the Pashto language and stereotyping the community in a morning show.

Agha Ali has been recently criticized on social media for body shaming after earlier comments during a morning show. The actor has once again been forced to apologise for hurting the sentiments of the Pashtun community.

The video, which went viral on social media, features Agha Ali, Faisal Qureshi, and Neelam Muneer in a show. Speaking about Neelam Muneer in the viral clip, Ali, in a lighter note,  had said that while we are sitting during the shoot, there is talk in Urdu that suddenly someone starts talking in Pashto, he can be seen saying this in a funny way.

However, when the video went viral recently, after Agha Ali was criticized by some users for making fun of Pakistan’s regional language, The actor took to Twitter and apologized that if anyone has shown his heart after watching the 5-year-old video clip, then I apologize.

Hr explained that the Pathan friend he was joking with (Neelam Munir) was laughing out loud because she knew my intention but still if anyone was hurt, “I apologize,” he added.

In another tweet, Ali added, that I have said in many shows that Pathan is the hardest working nation of Pakistan. “Unfortunately, such things do not go viral,” he expressed.

 

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