Pakistani actor Mehwish Hayat has called out Indian celebrities for their silence as record monsoon rains caused devastating floods in Pakistan, affecting hundreds of people in the South Asian country.
The Ms. Marvel actor while lamenting the Bollywood fraternity for being tight-lipped about the catastrophic floods that have submerged a third of the country under water. She said human suffering transcends borders and this is the time to show that.
Responding to a tweet by BBC journalist Haroon Rashid, Mehwish said the silence from the Bollywood fraternity is deafening. Saying suffering knows no nationality, race or religion, no better time for them to show us that they can rise above nationalist politics and care about their fans in Pakistan. We are hurting and a kind word or two would not go amiss.
The silence from the Bollywood fraternity is deafening. "Suffering knows no nationality,race or religion”- No better time for them to show us that they can rise above nationalist politics & care about their fans in Pakistan. We are hurting & a kind word or two would not go amiss.— Mehwish Hayat TI (@MehwishHayat) September 3, 2022
The journalist of the British national broadcaster earlier mentioned that hardly any Bollywood bigwig has posted about the catastrophic situation to raise awareness.
Mehwish called out Indian celebrities, a day after she appeared on global media for donations and revealed that she is closely working with the organization to provide aid to people affected by the floods.
Earlier, a number of Pakistani actors, cricketers, musicians, and social media influencers called for aid as floods wreak havoc across large swathes of the country.
The fifth most populous nation is in a state of national emergency with over 1,200 dead, over 12,000 injured and tens of millions displaced.
Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.
On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The price of gold increased by thousands of rupees due to an upward trend in the international market.
On Sunday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs219,800 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs188,450.
Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs201,482, 21 karat rate costs Rs192,325 and 18k gold rate is Rs164,850.
Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Sunday.
|Lahore||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Karachi||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Islamabad||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Peshawar||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Quetta||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Sialkot||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Attock||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Gujranwala||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Jehlum||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Multan||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Gujrat||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Nawabshah||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Chakwal||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Hyderabad||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Nowshehra||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Sargodha||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Faisalabad||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Mirpur||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|