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PTV lambasted for paying veteran actor Rashid Mehmood only Rs 620 as a work fee

What are the criteria of paying a pride of performance winner in this country?

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Veteran actor Rashid Mehmood revealed that he has received six hundred and twenty rupees only a work fee from Pakistan Television, PTV.

Rashid Mehmood in a tweet shared, “Hi. I Received this Cheque from PTV And I can’t understand. The total amount of 620/- Pride of Performance Fee. 500/- Payment of my Work. 120/- only”. 

“What are the criteria of paying a pride of performance winner in this country and who spend 50 years of life in PTV?”, the veteran actor questioned.

While responding to Shamoon Abbasi’s comment, the veteran actor clarified that “This is not about money, but it is about dignity. PTV is my Mother institute, but this time I am very hurt”.

“Thanks for your support, Love and Care. Stay Blessed. Moreover Thanks to my fan and followers who understand my feelings”, he added.


Many took to social media including famous show biz personalities lambasting PTV for paying veteran actor Rashid Mehmood only Rs 620 as a work fee:

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.