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Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif's Sooryavanshi bashed for Islamophobic content

03:31 PM | 17 Nov, 2021
Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif's Sooryavanshi bashed for Islamophobic content

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif’s Sooryavanshi has been creating waves in theatres setting the ticket windows ablaze for the first time since the pandemic.

However, the highly anticipated cop film's plot has created a ruckus on the internet owing to the storyline which narrates the heroic tale of a group of brave police officers chasing terrorists who have crossed the border from Pakistan and are plotting attacks in Mumbai.

British actor Riz Ahmed has expressed disgust in the ‘Islamophobic’ elements of the Indian film starring Kumar and Kaif.

On the other hand, Pakistani President Arif Alvi was also disappointed and tweeted that given the current climate of India, the trend of propagating Islamophobic content will cost the country itself.

“Dangerous for India. In this Islamophobic hatred, India will destroy itself. No less, I hope and pray that sane elements within Indian society prevent this."

Moreover, netizens are equally worried and debating about the problematic elements in Sooryavanshi which have finally been addressed by the director Rohit Shetty.

He responded by bringing up antagonists from his previous films and questioned why there was no objection to the negative characters that were not Muslims.

Starring Kumar and Katrina Kaif, with cameos by Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn, the project became the first to be screened in Indian cinemas after the pandemic

The film bagged 100 crores in its first week of release after cinema-starved audiences rushed to see it on the big screen.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72

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