Nargis Fakhri's ad in Pakistani newspaper sparks outrage online

Islamabad: Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri’s advertisement on the front page of leading Pakistani Urdu newspaper Jang has created a stir over social media where people have condemned it by calling the advertisement “cheap” and “absurd”.

Many, including journalists, took to Twitter to condemn the “obscenity” of the ad that simply shows Nargis lying down with a phone in her hand while donning a red dress, the Express Tribune reported.

Pakistani investigative journalist Ansar Abbasi was the first one to condemn the ad on the micro-blogging site while others later joined him.

Here’s what they have tweeted:

My strong protest to top jang group management for this absurd front page ad in today’s jang.

— Ansar Abbasi (@AnsarAAbbasi) December 20, 2015

@AnsarAAbbasi you are right, her beautiful body curves have nothing to do with 3G phone and its “cheap price.” I fully agree with you dear

— Matiullah Jan (@Matiullahjan919) December 20, 2015

Dayummm @NargisFakhri

— Athar Ali Khan (@AtharAliKhan) December 20, 2015

@AnsarAAbbasi why newspapers are trying to be like playboy or weekend type of magazine ?? These kind o adds look good in magazine not on NP

— Muhammed Amer (@amerdxb1) December 20, 2015

Mirza Lamer King: Today they have put Nargis’s image. Tomorrow they will show Sunny Leone.

ajj jung walon nay front page par nargis fakhri ko chap dia hay kal sunny leone chap daingay.

— Mirza Lamer King (@iMirzaSaheb) December 20, 2015

cud’ve used a talent like @NargisFakhri in a much better way,@Mobilink‘s TOM / TRPs objectives still achieved!#makingnewspapersrelevantagain

— Aleem Qadeer (@aleemqadeer) December 20, 2015

Kadar Khan: @AnsarAAbbasi Front page ad looks absurd but corruption, loot and plunder of the government is acceptable.

Nadia: Those offended by Nargis Fakhri’s curves on a paper will be the first to mentally measure a woman up, they see in real.

Malik: Shame on Express & Jhang for showing Nargis fakhri.


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