WATCH – Sadaf Kanwal tells what's the 'right age' for marriage

05:58 PM | 1 Jan, 2023
WATCH – Sadaf Kanwal tells what's the 'right age' for marriage
Source: Sadaf Kanwal (Instagram)

Marriage and family are two important aspects of life, especially in the South Asian culture. Whether you belong to the working or elite class, you are always under pressure to get hitched and start a family. Career-oriented women are pressurised to give up their identity and become housewives.

Pakistani actress Sadaf Kanwal has always been open about her belief about the institution of marriage, and how women should treat their families without giving up their careers.     

Although the supermodel has often been giving eyebrow-raising statements, which landed her in hot waters, the 29-year-old recently made an appearance on a show titled Hasna Mana Hai and explained her 'outdated and conventional' beliefs about the relationship between a husband and wife and vice versa. 

Kanwal, who is proud and open about "conservative ideas of marriage", never lets trolling and criticism take a toll on her. While the Balu Mahi actress is a staunch believer that a woman should take care of her husband and the husband should shower his wife with gifts, the Alif star shared her two cents on the 'right age' to tie the knot.

Though the Meka Aur Susral famed actress enjoys her married life, Kanwal suggested that people should succeed in their lives before beginning a new chapter in life. The 2019 LSA Model of the Year recipient lamented how young girls are deluded about the reality of marriage.   

Kanwal also advised young girls to focus on their academic progress and careers rather than fantasizing about a luxurious wedding which isn't the only aspect of a happy married life.

Married to actor Shahroz Sabzwari, Kanwal has been the subject of public scrutiny after the couple announced their marriage. Social media users alleged that Sabzwari deceived his ex-wife, Syra Yousuf, to marry Kanwal.

However, the couple cleared the air and said that baseless allegations harm the parties involved. The couple later revealed that they first met in Norway during an award show where they instantly clicked. They are parents to an adorable daughter, Syeda Zahra Sabzwari.

On the work front, Kanwal was recently seen in Apni Apni Love Story, Alif and Lockdown.


Pakistani rupee registers marginal gain against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal and Dirham; Check forex rates

Pakistani rupee continued its momentum against the US dollar, and orther currencies in the open market on Thursday, as the local currency also improved in the inter-bank market.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Thursday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.2 for buying and 286.15 for selling.

Euro comes down to 308 for buying and 311 for selling. British Pound rate dropped to 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.4 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 7 December 2023

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 283.2 286.15
Euro EUR 308 311
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 362
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.4 78.1
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.8
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 757.23 765.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.89 40.29
Danish Krone DKK 41.19 41.59
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.41 36.76
Indian Rupee INR 3.42 3.53
Japanese Yen JPY 1.39 1.45
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 921.71 930.71
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 61.02 61.62
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.54 176.54
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.05 26.35
Omani Riyal OMR 739.62 747.62
Qatari Riyal QAR 78.22 78.92
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 27.12 27.42
Swiss Franc CHF 324.94 327.44
Thai Bhat THB 8.06 8.21

Gold prices in Pakistan move down despite positive global cues; Check latest rates here

Gold price in Pakistan remained under pressure as the yellow metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 7 December 2023

On Thursday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,100 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,130. 

Single tola of 22 Karat Gold costs Rs199,000, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs189,960 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,825.00 for each tola.

In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2026, gaining $8.30 on Thursday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

Today Gold Price in Pakistan (4 September 2023)

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Karachi PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Islamabad PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Peshawar PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Quetta PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Sialkot PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Attock PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Gujranwala PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Jehlum PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Multan PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Bahawalpur PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Gujrat PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Nawabshah PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Chakwal PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Hyderabad PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Nowshehra PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Sargodha PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Faisalabad PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565
Mirpur PKR 217,100 PKR 2,565


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