Unbothered Deepika Padukone leaves for Qatar to attend FIFA World Cup Final amid Pathaan boycott

03:16 PM | 18 Dec, 2022
Unbothered Deepika Padukone leaves for Qatar to attend FIFA World Cup Final amid Pathaan boycott
Source: Deepika Padukone (Instagram)

In a shocking and confusing state of events, Indian extremists have demanded a ban on the upcoming Bollywood movie Pathaan due to lead actress Deepika Padukone's sleazy dance and clothes.

On the other hand, Shah Rukh Khan is confident that no one will be able to halt Pathaan from being released.

Despite the potential threats, Padukone was apparently unbothered by any of the controversy left for Qatar to promote the duo's film on FIFA World Cup 2022.

The Indian extremist groups have announced a boycott of the film due to Padukone's saffron dress in the song "Besharm Rang" from Pathaan that they considered 'religious fanaticism'.

For those unversed, the color saffron is considered sacred in the Hindu religion, and if that wasn't enough these Hindu extremists have also objected to Khan wearing green clothes in the song.

The Home Minister of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, who belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party, opposed the song and the color of the Gehraiyaan actress's clothes and objected that Padukone supports the protests at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He said that if the scenes of the film are not changed, they will ban it in Madhya Pradesh.

However, according to Indian media reports, when Deepika Padukone was leaving for Qatar from Mumbai airport, there were no signs of worry on her face and she was smiling, looking quite jovial. Padukone also posed for photographers at the airport after which she left.

Donning a yet chic airport outfit, the Happy New Year actress opted for a beige drawstring hooded windbreaker over a white top matched with beige pants. The Ram Leela diva with her million-dollar smile interacted with the paparazzi, looking anything but worried. 

The 36-year-old actress will unveil the trophy in the final of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and will also attend the closing ceremony.

On the work front, Padukone has an interesting lineup of films including Cirkus, Jawan, Fighter, and Project K in the pipeline.

The writer is a staff member.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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