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The revered award-winning director, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy needs no introduction. She rose to fame with her ground-breaking documentaries on social issues prevailing in our nation and made us proud by being the first Pakistani to bring an Oscar home.

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She is a strong advocate of women empowerment and is always taking to initiatives to promote the positive side of Pakistan. However, she has found herself in the eye of a social media storm over a crucial matter that has Pakistan divided

A couple of days back, Obaid took to Twitter, accusing a doctor employed at Agha Khan Hospital of committing “harassment” by sending a friend request to her sister.

After her complain on Twitter, the doctor was reported to be fired from his job due to his involvement in the on-going controversy.

The fiasco created a mighty social media brouhaha!

People slammed Agha Khan Hospital for firing the doctor and started pouring hate on its Facebook page!

#bringthedoctorback started trending on social media!

And now Agha Khan University Hospital has finally responded with a statement about the whole chaos!

Posted by Aga Khan University Hospital Pakistan – AKUH on Saturday, October 28, 2017

The statement makes it clear the decision to fire the doctor was as per the policy of the hospital and not cause of Sharmeen’s influence.

Celebrities Take on Sharmeen Obaid’s Controversy!

Ali Moeen Nawazish was the first to share his two cents on the matter, claiming that she has the word ‘harassment’ a little too carelessly.

Sharmeen Obaid thinks sending a request on social media is harrasment: RIDICULOUS People get requests on social media…

Posted by Ali Moeen Nawazish on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Feroze Khan was amongst those who disapproved the action taken by Sharmeen.

Comedian, Syed Shafaat Ali penned down a strong note to Sharmeen about the whole fiasco!

Sharmeen issue, my take

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Fatima Effendi too slammed Obaid for her idea of ‘harassment’

Of course, Waqar Zaka too could not stay silent on the matter!

We all were waiting for Hamza Ali Abbasi to break silence on this topic and he finally did!

Meanwhile, Mubasher Lucman is all ready to help the doctor get a new job!

Designer Nomi Ansari too is not happy with Sharmeen!

But Ushna Shah is rooting for the documentarian and believes she is right!

When a woman goes to a male doctor, especially in Pakistan- she is blindly trusting and hoping against hope that when he…

Posted by Ushna Shah on Friday, October 27, 2017

And now Veena Malik has been spotted trolling Obaid!

Pakistani Celebrities Speak Up About Sharmeen-Obaid Controversy!

 

Let’s see what Sharmeen will reply to all the backlash!

What do you think about the whole controversy? Let us know in the comments below.