Geo television network’s controversial drama “Hadsa,” is reportedly banned now. Well, the drama was already making headlines because of portraying a real life story of a rapr survivor. According to the social workers, the drama was hurting the sentiments of millions of rape survivors. The main lead of the drama was played by Hadiqa Kiani, who was shown to be a rape victim in the drama. Hadsa is written by Zanjabeel Asim Shah and it is produced by Shazia Wajahat and Wajahat Rauf.
After the heavy public backlash, the producer Wajahat Rauf also shared his statement. He said that he didn’t copy any real-life incident. In recent turn of events, PEMRA has banned the controversial drama serial Hadsa. After receiving a complaint and report from Barrister Khadija Siddiqui and other concerned individuals, PEMRA took the swift action and imposed a ban on the drama. The notices were shared by the official page of PEMRA which were also reposted by many vocal Pakistani social workers including the lawyer Khadija Siddiqui. Well, the social workers are of the view that PEMRA’s quick move shows the commitment of the authorities.