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Rakhi Sawant questions Priyanka Chopra's controversial Bollywood statement

11:20 AM | 31 Mar, 2023
 Rakhi Sawant questions Priyanka Chopra's controversial Bollywood statement
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In the wake of Priyanka Chopra's controversial statements about the Indian film industry, actress Rakhi Sawant has spoken out about Chopra's timing. Sawant questioned why Chopra had chosen to speak out now, after achieving success and recognition in both Bollywood and Hollywood.

During an interview with the media, Sawant stated, "Priyanka Chopra itna late kyun bol rahi hai? Earlier she used to do all the films. Why didn't she open up then? Without taking sides, I love Priyanka, she’s my friend, and her mother is also my friend. Itne filmein kari, inte awards liye, Pinga Pinga gaana kiya, itne saare filmein kiye tabhi unhone kuch kyun nahi bola."

Sawant went on to suggest that Chopra's decision to speak out now could be seen as an attempt to tarnish the reputation of Bollywood and questioned why Chopra had not taken action earlier. "Today she is settled in the US, why is speaking out now? Kyun kisi ko badnaam karna?" Sawant asked.

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Chopra's recent comments about the state of the Bollywood industry have sparked both criticism and support. While some actors have called her out for her statements, others have come to her defence, with Kangana Ranaut being one of the most vocal supporters.

Taking to Twitter, Ranaut expressed her solidarity with Chopra, stating, "This is what @priyankachopra has to say about Bollywood. People ganged up on her, bullied her, and chased her out of the film industry. A self-made woman was made to leave India. Everyone knows Karan Johar had banned her."

Ranaut went on to criticise the media's role in Chopra's fall-out with Johar, stating that the "movie mafia," always on the lookout for vulnerable outsiders, saw Chopra as the perfect punching bag and harassed her to the point where she had no choice but to leave India.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89

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