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Mehwish Hayat defends her choice to do dance numbers in films

Pakistanis are least impressed with her lasted Gangster Guryia in upcoming film Baaji.


It’s been a few days when filmmakers revealed that actress Mehwish Hayat is all set to appear on silver screens this time as Gangster Guriya in the upcoming film Baaji.

The newly released song has created quite a stir as film fans do not support the concept of item number that too in Pakistani films.

Taking it to social media, the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz laureate came forward defending her choice for doing an item number in the films.

Mehwish Hayat wrote: “To do these dance numbers has been my choice. As an actress and performer, it is my job. As a woman I find my work empowering. Dance to me is aesthetically the purest form of art”.

This is not the first time, Mehwish doing a cameo in a film. It was 5 years ago when she appeared in the sizzling dance number Billi (Na Maloom Afraad) and later in and ‘Chirrya’ (Chhalawa).

Recalling her first item number experience, Mehwish wrote about her latest dance number:
“Oops, I did it again! After 5 years another cameo that I am very proud of. R u ready for Gangster Guriya?A woman in control of herself & knows wat she wants! ” You can’t play me boy. nahi hoon mai khilona”.”

The creative director and the lyricist for the song Gangster Guriya is Osman Khalid Butt, the music is by Taha Malik and the vocals are by Sunidhi Chohan.

This is how Twitter reacts over Gangster Guriya :






Film Baaji is slated for release on 28th of June.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
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.

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