The Pakistani actor Saboor Aly made an attempt to clear the things out after the video of her and Saheefa Jabbar- model got viral in which they both were making fun of a man cleaning windows.
Saboor Aly was heard making funny comment about the man with Sheefa Jabbar, in a now-deleted video which was posted on her instagram. Saboor Aly said in that video, “His mother had better dreams for him when he left his house.”
The actor Affan Waheed was also seen in the video, and he was seemed a little uncomfortable with the joking and constantly tried to divert the situation. “The man is working hard,” he heard saying this in the video.
Normally social media turned out in full, many people have been critisising the actor for making fum of a man whom she perceived to be doing a “menial” job.
Later, it was confirmed by as an associate director for the TV show in which Saboor was on the sets of that the person, who was cleaning the window, was Saboor’s friend.
On the Instagram, Saboor Aly said that it was an inside joke with the assistant director and that she never made fun of the profession.
She wrote on her Instagram that, “Our back and forth commentary on each other’s activities is a norm on the sets, and of course as outsiders, one wouldn’t know, but at least give the other person a benefit of doubt as well before you start writing them off as being guilty.”
The actor was denfending herself and said that the context is not taken into consideration by the social media “warriors” adding that they created this whole situation for more likes, followers and engagement.
“Is this what the reporting level has come down to? Is this irresponsible, irregular, non-authentic, hearsay publishing the new ‘in’ thing on social?”
A Quranic verse was also quoted by the actor.
Furthermore, it was said by her that in the video neither we called him a window cleaner nor made fun of his profession. “What was an inside joke with an individual, has been portrayed as an insult of the profession which was never the intention nor a fact even in the content that’s still on my social media. Frankly, these are just not the values I have been brought up with,” she wrote.
Saboor Aly added that, “Next time you point your finger on someone’s actions or words — especially when you are looking at them in isolation and not the whole picture — think and be responsible. Don’t just do it for the followers, likes, and engagement.”