The teaser released shows how the hatred and fighting off an Indian Hindu boy with a Pakistani Muslim girl
Ground Report | New Delhi: Dhoop Ki Deewar’ controversy; There has been a boil on the social media of Pakistan regarding the trailer of a new web series ‘Dhoop Ki Deewar’. The web series is premiering on June 25. Pakistani actors Ahad Raza Mir and Sajal Ali are in the lead roles in this web series. The theme of the web series is a love story that flourished between the bitter relations between India and Pakistan.
Some people have even accused the author of being treason and anti-national. Because this play is not to be broadcast in Pakistan but on India’s web streaming platform ‘Zee Five’. There was such a strong reaction on social media that the author of the play had to issue a lengthy explanation, answering all the questions people had raised about the play.
A large number of social media users also objected to the story of the play. The teaser released shows how the hatred and fighting off an Indian Hindu boy with a Pakistani Muslim girl turn into a loving relationship. Both of their fathers are in the army of India and Pakistan and both are killed during the ongoing tension on the India-Pakistan border.
In the beginning, both narrate stories of their father’s bravery and are seen garnering praise from people by making statements against each other on media and social media. But gradually their fight turns into friendship and they start to feel that the tension between the countries is not at all a people-to-people fight. The pain that both go through has been called ‘United Gref’. However, he faces strong opposition from his family.
At the end of the teaser, Ahad Raza Mir, who plays the lead role in the play, is singing a song in English for actress Sajjal Ali, who plays Pakistani girl Sara, which means ‘Don’t get angry, otherwise the whole of India and Pakistan will be sad’. Will be done.’ Since it is a drama, the whole story cannot be guessed from the teaser. So we have to wait till the release of the play.
According to Twitter users, the series is selling the “blood of Kashmiris” by showing rival soldiers‘ children falling in love. They also don’t appreciate that the show undermines the “Two Nation Theory”, which led to the birth of Pakistan, by implying that India and Pakistan are divided by war, (Dhoop Ki Deewar controversy).
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Treason charge and author’s statement
Umaira Ahmed is one of the most popular novelists and writers of Pakistan in today’s era. Many plays written by him have become hits. In her clarification on being called a ‘traitor’ and a ‘desh ki enemy’ for writing a web series for an Indian web streaming platform, author Umaira Ahmed said that she started working on a web series called ‘Dhoop Ki Deewar’ in January 2019.
(Dhoop Ki Deewar controversy) According to her, its entire story was sent to the ISPR, the Public Relations Department of the Pakistan Army, so that if there was any objectionable material, it could be removed. The author claims that “the subject was cleared by the ISPR” and that she was invited to Rawalpindi and held a meeting with her and was told that “the army’s stand on India-Pakistan relations is also the same.”