Nabeel Zafar Apologises for Stereotyping Pashtuns in Bulbulay

One of the leading stars of Bulbulay, Nabeel Zafar, took to Twitter to apologise for stereotyping Pashtuns in a recent episode after the fans rallied to ban both Bulbulay and ARY Digital.

Bulbulay has garnered attention from audience all over Pakistan. However, this time it was not due to the hilarity of the show, but rather because of stereotyping Pashtuns in the show, leading the star of Bulbulay Nabeel Zafar to apologise on Twitter. Bulbulay has been under the fire many times in the past because of their questionable humor.

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One of the lead actors in the show, Nabeel Zafar, took to Twitter to apologise for stereotyping Pashtun on the show.

He wrote, “I’m here on this platform to apologise to anyone who has been hurt by anything we have said or done in Bulbulay. Our intentions are to make people happy not to discriminate or hurt anyone. We are extremely sorry.”

He stated in the video, “I came across some comments on Twitter today that we might have hurt the sentiments of our viewers over a stint in the show. We would never target a particular ethnicity. That was never our intention. Our targeted audience ranges from a four year old to an 80 year old. We receive massive viewership from the K-P region.”

Nabeel added, “There are several characters on the show. We never meant to disrespect anyone. Our only intention was to make our audience happy.”

Although, it seems that most people were not forgiving on Twitter after the video was uploaded.

Some Twitter users forgave Bulbulay and Nabeel Zafar after the apology video:


What do you think about Nabeel Zafar’s apology regarding the Pashtun stereotyping on Bulbulay? Let us know in the comments!


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