Illustrious writer Khalil ur Rehman Qamar has been receiving a lot of hate these day due to his controversial views on women and feminism. While the writer’s drama Mere Paas Tum Ho has been a huge success, it has garnered hate as well as many have said that the drama degrades women.
Recently prominent actor Shamoon Abbasi called out Khalil ur Rehman Qamar and said that his drama would have been successful even if he did not degrade women!
Actress Sakina Samo recently expressed her disbelief on comparisons being drawn between writers Khalil ur Rehman Qamar and Umera Ahmed as well. She said that comparing Khalil ur Rehman Qamar with Umera Ahmed was disgusting.
No, i reject this pseudo propaganda. I’d rather be Umera Ahmed. Comparing Umera with Khalil is disgusting. This is just a cheap publicity stunt. It’s pathetic to say the least. pic.twitter.com/qUhA1UVBX7
Following this, Kinnaird Collage also cancelled an interactive session with the Mere Paas Tum Ho writer, as students and alumni of the university complained that an all-girls institute should not invite a person such as Qamar, who openly practices misogyny. The event which was scheduled to be held on January 22, was then called off.
Actress, model and host Iffat Omar also previously slammed Khalil ur Rehman Qamar for his views in Epk’s podcast. It appears that Khalil ur Rehman Qamar’s list of haters is only growing now!
The writer either has devotees who consider him a legend or haters who absolutely abhor him. Either way everyone is conscious of his existence and seem to hold an opinion about him. Khalil ur Rehman Qamar has reached a point where there is no one who is neutral regarding him or who is not aware of him. There is an ongoing war between Khalil ur Rehman Qamar’s lovers and haters on social media.
Epk too has been flooded with comments from both the sides. There is a side that points out that Khalil ur Rehman Qamar has written several dialogues and plays that vilifying men as well, while others point out how Khalil ur Rehman continues to make bizarre comments on what defines a good and a bad woman!