Controversies of Pakistani celebs in 2020

Web Desk 11:02 PM | 30 Dec, 2020
Controversies of Pakistani celebs in 2020

Controversies are always a part of a star's career and journey. This year has also been no exception with fair amount melodrama in the showbiz fraternity. Getting involved in scandals and feuds that caught the public attention here are the most talked-about controversies of 2020:

Khalil Ur Rehman & Marvi Sirmed feud

Topping the list, Marvi Sirmed's public spat with Meray Paas Tum Ho writer Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar became the talk of the town, where the latter used offensive language and criticized her views on a TV show. The session grasped heat after the short-tempered writer lost his calm and degraded Sirmed when she advocated the notorious slogan ‘Mera Jism Meri Marzi’ slogan. The abusive spat turned into a disgraceful debate during the live show leaving the entire nation shocked.

Mufti Qavi & Hareem Shah's leaked phone call

A prominent representative of the religious factions in the country, Mufti Qavi embroiled himself in yet another controversy with TikTok star Hareem Shah. This year, Mufti Qavi and Hareem Shah’s wedding rumours were ripe at the beginning of the year. A The controversial video went viral in which Mufti Qavi told Shah that he was willing to meet her. Unfortunately, he could not due to personal reasons.

Shahroz Sabzwari's second marriage with Sadaf Kanwal

Shortly after calling quits with Syra Yousaf at the beginning of 2020, Shahroz Sabzwari’s second marriage with model Sadaf Kanwal became the hot topic. Accused of cheating and disloyal the newly wedded couple received backlash and immense trolling on social media accounts. The Nand actor released a video message clarifying that he didn’t cheat on Yousuf adding he never wanted to divorce her, but circumstances made it impossible for them to continue together.

Ayeza Khan’s endorsement of Faiza Beauty Cream

The Meray Pass Tum Ho famed Ayeza Khan is probably one of those celebrities who recognises the perks associated with social media attention. Unfortunately, this time she fell prey to a huge controversy when she endorsed Faiza Beauty Cream which was criticized by the public and industry. Model Amna Illyas made a video in which she made fun of Ayeza Khan’s Faiza Beauty Cream ad and also indirectly asked her to make better choices. Rather than preferring silence this time around Ayeza clapped back at Amna.

Uzma Khan Controversy

The Jawani Phir Ni Ani star Uzma Khan was part of the most talked-about controversy of all times. Videos of the actress and her sister’s assault by two women, for allegedly having an extramarital affair with one of the women’s husband - went viral on social media.

The women who were said to be Malik Riaz’s distant relatives damaged Uzma’s property harassed them. The model was backed up by country best legal team and public support but eventually, she decided to take the case back. That episode became far more controversial as netizens accused her of settling the matter out of court and minting money out of Malik Riaz’s family.

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 03, 2023 (Friday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 272.25 273.25
Euro EUR 297.32 297.65
UK Pound Sterling GBP 333.31 333.61
U.A.E Dirham AED 73.03 73.33
Saudi Riyal SAR 71.49 71.80
Australian Dollar AUD 188.9 191.3
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.73 720.73
Canadian Dollar CAD 200.95 203.15
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
Danish Krone DKK 39.11 39.51
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 877.76 886.76
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.76 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.3

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 212,900 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs182,530.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Karachi PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Islamabad PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Peshawar PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Quetta PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Sialkot PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Attock PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Gujranwala PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Jehlum PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Multan PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Bahawalpur PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Gujrat PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Nawabshah PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Chakwal PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Hyderabad PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Nowshehra PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Sargodha PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Faisalabad PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420
Mirpur PKR 212,900 PKR 2,420


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