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Areeba Habib slammed for mocking Bushra Bibi

These pictures were later shared by actress Areeba Habib on her Instagram story. The actress received flak for mocking Bushra Bibi and her personal choice of covering herself.

Some Pakistani actors including Areeba Habib are receiving flak for mocking Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Bibi, at the Halloween party. Budding actor Yawar Iqbal dressed as Bushra Bibi, wore a full white veil, and covered his face with a niqab for the party.

The actor also put up a derogatory statement regarding Bushra Bibi on his Instagram account. The actor posted pictures of his look dressed up as Bushra Bibi on his Instagram story. These pictures were later shared by actress Areeba Habib on her Instagram story. The actress received flak for mocking Bushra Bibi and her personal choice of covering herself.

Several netizens called it an attempt to mock religious practices. Others called it downright outrageous to troll someone merely for his or her personal or religious beliefs.

Following the backlash, Areeba Habib posted the apology on her Instagram account. She said she was not mocking anyone or her religion; she was just appreciating the look. Habib added that she loves her religion and its attires. “I want to sincerely apologize for my oversight. Will make sure, I am careful with my postings from here on. Apologies and Love, AH,” wrote Areeba Habib in her Instagram story.

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Last year, Imran Khan honored his mother and Bushra bibi on his Instagram account on International Women’s Day.

Read more: PTI debunks news on ‘serious fight’ between PM Imran Khan & Bushra bibi

PM Imran Khan posted a rare picture of his late mother and his third wife, Bushra bibi. ‘Happy Women’s Day wrote former Prime Minister Imran Khan in the captions. He rarely posts images of his wife on social media. Hence, fans and followers outpoured love for him on social media and prayed for his success when he posted a vintage picture of his mother and a blurry image of Bushra bibi.

Imran Khan holds his third wife, Bushra Bibi high regard. He always speaks highly of her in his interviews.