Some dramas always get a lot of hype before they are even aired and Hum kahan Ke sachay Thay was one of them. We had Mahira Khan making a comeback, Usman Mukhtar back as a solo hero while Kubra Khan was gong to be seen in a negative role in a story written by Umera Ahmed. The hype was real and the OST further intensified the love for the drama. But one thing that came for the male lead was backlash and a lot of it.
Usman Mukhtar played the lead Aswad in teh drama and Aswad was very harsh on the female lead Mehreen which was played by Mahira Khan. People were not happy with Aswad at all and Usman actually made the character very believable. there was a lot of backlash then and people were criticizing UUsman aka Aswad a lot on the internet.
Usman was a guest on Mazaaq Raat and revealed that he knew there would be backlash for Aswad when he read the script and as the story was good, he had no qualms about the story focusing on the two female characters much more. But he did not know that the magnitude of this backlash will be this big.
Here is what he shared: