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After Meesha Shafi’s sexual harassment allegations, many other women accuse Ali Zaffar of the same!

Meesha Shafi's sexual harassment claims against Ali Zafar has triggered a Me Too Movement in Pakistan.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: April 20, 2018 16:47 IST ]

After Meesha Shafi’s sexual harassment allegations, many other women accuse Ali Zaffar of the same! 

As soon as Pakistani singer Meesha Shafi came out on public platform with sexual harassment allegations against Ali Zafar, many more women have accused the latter of same. It seems Ms Shafi’s revelations have started a  Me Too movement in Pakistan. Meesha revealed the shocking episode of sexual harassment and also told how difficult it was for to share the story. She also stressed that it’s important for women to break the culture of maintaining silence on sexual misconduct.

Meesha Shafi’s revelations have certainly empowered many other women who came out with similar allegations against Ali Zafar on Twitter. The accusers offered their support to Shafi sharing saying that she’s not the only one he has harassed.

On the other  hand, Ali Zafar, who’s a renowned celebrity in Pakistan, refuted all the claims against him and said that he intends to take this through the courts of law.

After Meesha Shafi’s post, make-up artist Leena Ghani also lauded her for speaking up against a renowned celebrity. She said, “In the many years I have known Ali, he has on several occasions crossed boundaries of what is appropriate behaviour between friends.”

Journalist Maham Javaid also joined in to share the story of her cousin’s encounter with Ali. She accused the singer of trying to forcibly kiss her cousin and pull her into a restroom with him.

Blogger Humna Raza shared a full-fledged post, narrating a sexual misconduct encounter with Ali Zafar during an event.

Meanwhile, Ali Zafar refused to have knowledge of any of such incidents. He said, “I intend to take this through the courts of law and to address this professionally and seriously rather than to lodge any allegations here, contesting personal vendettas on social media and in turn disrespecting the movement, my family, the industry and my fans".

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