New Delhi: Upscale cafe owner in Islamabad Pakistan, who taunts their manager for not being fluent in English in viral videos, apologize Thursday after a strong reaction.
The two women – Uzma and Dia – owner of the restaurant ‘Cannoli by Cafe Soul’ have posted a video in which they are seen asking their manager of nine years to introduce himself in English. When he struggled to do so, they laughed at him and even mocked him for not being able to learn a language even after three courses.
However, the video criticized intense on social media with the duo accused of racist behavior. The hashtag #BoycottCannoli is also a top trend on Twitter in Pakistan.
In clarification Thursday, the two owners are noted, “We are saddened and surprised by people’s reactions, how they misinterpreted our banter with a team member. This video illustrates gup shup between us as a team, and was never intended or perceived as hurtful or negative ”.
This restaurant has more than 4,000 followers on its Instagram page.
Imran Khan’s official sound engineer is caught in a political crossfire
A sound engineer, Asif Nazar Butt, known as DJ Butt, has become target Pakistani politics. Butt, once Prime Minister Imran Khan’s official sound engineer, was arrested last month for providing a voting system for the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) – an opposition alliance in Pakistan.
PDM had planned a nationwide protest against the government led by Imran Khan for December 13 in Lahore, just days after Butt was picked up by police. He was arrested under charges of “illegal gun possession” but he noted that his rifle was licensed.
This is not the first time a sound engineer has been arrested for being affiliated with a political party.
Butt met Khan in 2011 when Khan was looking for someone to set the stage for a protest by his party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. In 2014, he was was arrested for providing a sound system for PTI meetings when the government led by Nawaz Sharif came to power and was charged with violations Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code, which prohibits the use of loudspeakers in public demonstrations.
Former cop will play lead role in biopic ‘meeting specialist’
A former policeman, Tariq Islam, who works under the famous and feared Karachi police officer Chaudhry Aslam Khan will describe him in the future biopic ‘Chaudhry the Martyr’.
SP of Chaudhry Aslam Khan first killed in a remotely controlled bomb attack by the Taliban terrorist group in January 2014. A suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a convoy of police officers on the Lyari Expressway, Karachi. Two other police officers were also killed in the attack.
Known as a ‘meeting specialist’, Khan is said to have murdered 80 suspected terrorists in a career spanning nearly 30 years.
Azeem Sajjad, the film’s director, was quoted as saying Islam must be trained in acting. Both Tariq and Khan are from the same village and have even worked together in the Pakistani Army.
Pakistan in frenzy over ‘Sialkot ka Imran Khan’
A video of a Pakistani man who looks like Imran Khan has posted on social media to madness in a country.
The man in the video – Shah Hussain – is a fruit seller and says many women beat him because he looks like the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
The video was taken while Hussain, who is from Swat, was traveling in Sialkot. He was in town selling fruit when someone took the clip and many called him ‘Sialkot ka Imran Khan (Sialkot’s Imran Khan) ‘.
His appearance is the same as that of the young Imran Khan https://t.co/PpE88esakf
– Abbas (@ Abbas1kazmi) 18 January 2021
If imran Khan & Hritis roshan had a son: https://t.co/uiGdSzJT0S
– Ayeshay (@champagne_lassi) 18 January 2021
Some have even compared him to Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan.
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