Priyanka Chopra Faces Brutal Backlash From Pakistani Actor For Calling Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy ‘South Asian’ For Star Wars-DETAILS INSIDE

Adnan Siddiqui took to Twitter and tagged the actress for mentioning Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy as ‘South Asian’

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Priyanka Chopra Faces Brutal Backlash From Pakistani Actor For Calling Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy ‘South Asian’ For Star Wars-DETAILS INSIDE
International star Priyanka Chopra was on the receiving end from Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui who took to Twitter and tagged the actress for mentioning Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy as ‘South Asian’ in a post. The Pakistani actor expressed displeasure over Priyanka's choice of words and even criticised her for the same. 

Reacting to PeeCee’s post, Adnan Siddiqui wrote, “With due respect, @priyankachopra. Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is a Pakistani first just to brush up your knowledge. Much like the way you flaunt your Indian nationality whenever you get the opportunity before claiming to be a South Asian.”


The backlash comes shortly after Priyanka had praised Sharmeen for being the first woman and person of color to direct a 'Star Wars' film. Taking to her Instagram stories, Priyanka wrote: “First person of colour and first woman to direct a Star Wars film - and she's South Asian! What a historic moment, Sharmeen. So so proud of you, my friend. May the force be with you!”

Apart from Priyanka, several other celebrities extended congratulatory messages to Sharmeen for the film. It also included several ones from Pakistan. Reacting to the news, Mehwish Haya wrote, “And it begins in a galaxy far far away." “Insane! So so so cool! MashAllah! Congratulations,” added Mahira Khan.

Other such as Wajahat Rauf and Adnan Malik also commented on the director's post on Instagram. While Rauf wrote, “Congratulations”, Adnan added, “What a journey you’re about to embark upon! So excited for you! And us.”

Sharmeen’s directorial will star Daisy Ridley who will be reprising her role as Rey in the upcoming Star Wars movie. The film is set after the events of 2019’s film Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker and will focus on Jedi Master Rey and how she builds a new Jedi order.

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