Hira Mani, Nabeel Qureshi and other Pakistani actors attacked, robbed by mob during shoot in Karachi

Police arrest four more accused in the case

12:12 PM | 7 Feb, 2023
Hira Mani, Nabeel Qureshi and other Pakistani actors attacked, robbed by mob during shoot in Karachi
Source: @nabqur/@hiramaniofficial (Instagram)

Pakistani showbiz stars including actors Hira Mani, Gul-e-Rana, and film director Nabeel Qureshi, came under an attack by a group of charged muggers during a shoot in the port city, it emerged on Monday.

Noted director Nabeel Qureshi shared the ordeal in a series of tweets, revealing that his cast was harassed and attacked by a mob while the crew members suffered physical assault.

The incident occurred at PIB Colony, Jamshed Quarter Martin Road in the country’s largest city, which is facing serious law and order situation. Qureshi revealed that Hira Mani, Salman Saquib Sheikh (Mani), Gul-e-Rana, and several other artists including some children were also present at the shooting site.

The armed men barged into the house they were shooting in and harassed female members while depriving several people of their valuables and later managed to escape from the scene.

Qureshi called on the officials to take stringent action against the culprits and ensure the safety of the artists.

The Karachi police on Tuesday arrested four more accused in the case, said SSP East Zubair Nazeer Sheikh. The accused were identified as Muhammad Ali, Abdul Qadir, Awais, Rehmat Ali, Muzamil and Syed Koraib.

Later, Hira Mani, leading actor and one of the victims, took to her social media where she hailed the crew member for saving females from the culprits and wished them a speedy recovery.

As the incident went viral, several showbiz stars including Mahira Khan, Ahsan Khan, Osman Khalid Butt and others denounced the violent act and raised their vocals for the safety of showbiz stars.

Check their reactions:

In 2021, Hira Mani was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight in the driveway outside her house.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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