Artists Have To See Beyond Nationalism For Peace, Says Mehwish Hayat
The Lollywood star and recipient of Sitar-e-Imtiaz has has shared her speech she delivered in Oslo in 2019 as throwback to emphasize over films based on more balanced-content for peace.
The actress’ impressive speech has gone viral on social media, grabbing huge attention of her fans and followers.
Mehwish Hayat had said that there was a great need of producing films not just for Pakistan but about Pakistan, shedding light over how the Hollywood and films portrayed Pakistan before their audiences.
“We artists need to perform beyond nationalism if we want play our role for semblance of peace,” said the actress in her speech.
Mehwish Hayat stressed upon peace and more balance films for peace. She also pointed out the biasness in Hollywood films in which Pakistan is shown differently to a large audience and Islamophobia is fanned.