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Pakistani celebrities face backlash for fashion choices at Hum Style Awards 2024

04:58 PM | 12 May, 2024
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The glitz and glamour of the Hum Style Awards 2024, held recently in Karachi, were overshadowed by a wave of criticism aimed at some of Pakistan's beloved celebrities. The event, which typically celebrates style and elegance, took a controversial turn as several celebrities came under fire for their outfit choices.

Actresses like Alizeh Shah, Hania Aamir, and singer Aima Baig found themselves at the center of a social media storm due to what many deemed as "poor fashion sense" and "inappropriate styling." Fans took to various online platforms to express their disappointment, accusing the celebrities of promoting Western culture through their attire.

One of the most contentious moments of the evening came when Hania Aamir appeared in a pink and black suit adorned with a Keffiyeh print, seemingly as a gesture of solidarity with Palestinians. However, instead of garnering support, her choice of attire sparked outrage, with critics labeling it as disrespectful.

Similarly, Alizeh Shah's entry in a black tunic, paired with a woolen warmer and a dramatic "Cat Walk Style," was met with severe backlash. Social media users criticized her look and mannerisms, with many expressing disdain for what they perceived as a departure from cultural norms.

Singer Aima Baig also found herself in hot water for her Western-inspired outfit, which some likened to a Met Gala costume. Her backless dress, reminiscent of signature Met Gala looks, drew comparisons to unconventional objects like bats and ostriches, leading to a barrage of negative comments.

Even efforts to show solidarity, such as Bilal Saeed's choice to wear a frock-like outfit with "Palestine" emblazoned on it, were met with derision. Fans dismissed his attire as a poor imitation of a Met Gala look, further fueling the controversy surrounding the event.

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Amidst the glitz and glamour of the Hum Style Awards, the heated debate over celebrity fashion choices serves as a reminder of the broader societal tensions surrounding cultural identity and representation. As fans continue to voice their opinions on social media, it remains to be seen how Pakistani celebrities will navigate the delicate balance between artistic expression and cultural sensitivity in the future

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Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 22 June 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 22, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.6 for buying and 280.75 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 297 and selling rate is 299.5 while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.75.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.7 280.85
Euro EUR 294.3 297.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75 75.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.85 73.6
Australian Dollar AUD 182.2 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.98 748.98
Canadian Dollar CAD 202 204
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.7 917.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.07 59.67
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.98 172.98
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.38 26.68
Omani Riyal OMR 723.75 731.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.53 77.23
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.68 26.98
Swiss Franc CHF 315.21 317.71
Thai Bhat THB 7.59 7.74

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