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Atif Aslam reluctantly hugs fangirl at Dhaka concert; video goes viral

09:13 PM | 23 Apr, 2024
Atif Aslam meets fan girl in Dhaka
Source: X

Demonstrating his deep appreciation for his fans, Atif Aslam, the renowned Pakistani singer, captured the hearts of millions when he warmly embraced a bold young girl who rushed onto the stage during his concert in Dhaka just to hug him.

Aslam is currently touring Bangladesh for a series of concerts across various cities and is set to perform in Nepal in the latter part of his tour.

The touching moment, where the fervent girl breached security to reach the singer and share a heartfelt hug, was captured on video by another concert attendee and quickly spread across the internet.

Atif's genuine connection with his fans has earned widespread praise online.

While it's common for singing celebrities to discourage fans from invading the stage, Atif's response was exceptional and profoundly moving, sparking diverse reactions on social media platform X.

One user remarked, "Everyone at his show is saying the same thing: 'Atif is so humble.'" Conversely, another comment read, "Cringe. Imagine if it were the other way around. The woman should be fined." Some emphasized the importance of respecting celebrities' personal space. "Now reverse the roles and consider the reaction," suggested a user on X.

During his performance of "Dama Dam Mast Qalandar," a beloved Sufi song in South Asia and beyond, the young girl climbed on stage, embraced Atif tightly, and professed her love for him. In response, Atif reciprocated, saying, "I love you too."

The interaction between the fan and the idol was somewhat obscured by the enthusiastic crowd, which cheered Atif for his compassionate response. Eventually, the girl was gently escorted off the stage.

This isn't the first time Atif has displayed such grace onstage. During a concert in the US, a fan showered him with dollars, a common practice in South Asia. Atif paused the music and encouraged fans to donate the money to a noble cause.

The incident has sparked widespread discussion. While some emphasized the importance of celebrities' personal space, others commended Atif for handling the situation with humility and empathy.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 22 May 2024

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

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349 for buying, and 352.5 for selling.

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

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 277.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349 352.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.34 748.34
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.34 59.94
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.13 731.13
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.98 26.28
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82

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