Nadia Jameel and Zunira Inam came forward in defense of Malala Yousafzai
Actress Nadia Jameel and author Zanira Inam, wife of actor Usman Mukhtar, came to the fray against those who made fun of Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai’s English accent.
What happened was that Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai participated in the Oscars award show in America last Sunday, from where her video went viral.
In this viral video of the American magazine ‘Variety’, it can be seen that Malala Yousafzai expressed her love for the popular American singer Rihanna on the question of the host, but while speaking English, her accent was like that of ordinary Pakistanis.
While re-sharing this viral video on social media, many Twitter users started making fun of Malala’s English accent, after which actress Nadia Jameel and actor Usman Mukhtar’s wife and writer Zanira Inam attacked all these users. Declared a victim of complex.
While tweeting on the micro-blogging site Twitter, actress Nadia Jameel wrote that ‘You should be ashamed for making fun of our heroes. He was shot in the face for raising his voice for girls’ education, which left half of his face paralyzed and won the Nobel Prize for Pakistan.
While blocking the said Twitter user, she further wrote that I am blocking you for having an English accent complex and being jealous of a very brave young man.
Earlier, actor Usman Mukhtar’s wife and author Zanira Inam also took the mentioned Twitter user and asked, “What is wrong with his English?” Are you trying to imply that having such an accent is a problem? Because that’s a really elitist, cynical position, colonialism really didn’t leave us anywhere, did it!’