Insensitivity is very common about minority communities in Pakistan and same is the case for disabled people. Disabilities are either looked down upon or pitied majorly in the society therefore we have not progressed a lot for the community with disabilities economically or socially. Working for the progress of disabled people, creating awareness and creating opportunities for them to get more jobs and get access to every area of life is important. Celebrities can play an important role in this regard but a video by Parizaad actor Ahmad Taha Ghani who played Majid Bhai along with actor Ali Raza is making rounds on the internet and it is not at all positive.
Ahmad Taha Ghani and Ali Raza seemed to make fun of a wheelchair leaving a very bad taste in everyone’s mouth.
This is how they made review of a “wheelchair”:
People are disgusted by the behaviour of these two actors and some people with disabilities commented how distasteful their video was. Internet is definitely not happy and they are showing their disgust openly: