Senior actress Atiqa Odho has commented on social media, defending her contemporary Bushra Ansari after she received backlash for dancing on the ‘Mehendi’ ceremony of Sultana Siddiqui’s grandson.

The Humsafar actress took to Instagram to post her take on the debate.

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Several celebrities graced the pre-wedding ceremony of Shahmir Shunaid, the grandson of Sultana Siddiqui. Bushra Ansari along with Azaan Sami Khan performed on a quirky dance number on the dance floor.


This was Bushra’s first public appearance after her sister Sumbul Shahid’s tragic demise. The Mera Naseeb star received backlash for her antics on the ceremony. The veteran actress took to Instagram to share her response on the backlash from netizens. “I was in a deep grief from last 3 months and that loss is going to be in our hearts till our last breathe. Two days ago it was a family dholki and all my friends were there insisting me to get out of the stress and my sadness.”

She continued by mentioning, “So this is a cheap weapon of telling elders that you are old and you have no right to be happy, why not ? I don’t understand why young kids feel insecure of older people,” the actress stated further. I m not answerable to any faceless troll because they never leave any one even after wearing hijab, so stop hurting people it’s also not allowed in Islam.”

Bushra can be seen currently in ARY Digital’s Pardes co-starring Sarmad Khoosat and Shaista Lodhi. Atiqa was last seen in Farooq Rind’s Pyar Ke Sadqay.