- Imran Khan supporters have resorted to rallies, sit-ins, and social media activism following his arrest, with many changing their profile pictures, posting messages, and tweeting to express their support.
- The international community has also taken notice of Imran Khan’s situation, with his arrest becoming a widely discussed topic on international news platforms.
- Pakistani celebrities have joined the movement, using their influence to rally support for Imran Khan and urging the public to participate in the fight for his release.
Since their leader’s arrest, Imran Khan supporters have only shown their support through rallies and sit-ins, they have taken their concerns and one may say battles to social media in different forms.
Some changed their pictures, some penned down long messages, while others tweeted their hearts out, making Khan among the top 5 topics around the world.
Not only was Imran Khan a subject nationally, but also highlighted time and time again on international news, with everyone having their eyes on what will happen to Khan next.
Meanwhile, Pakistani celebrities also joined the bandwagon in support of their leader, asking netizens to join the ‘now or never’ fight to bring Khan back.
Here’s How Pakistani Celebs Showed Their Support for Imran Khan
Here’s what happened:
Television and film actor Maya Ali said this was “ridiculous to see our kaptaan in their hands.” “Black Day for the nation,” she said taking to her Instagram Story.
Super-star cricketer Shaheen Shah Afridi changed his profile picture in support of Kaptan – and we all know that his father-in-law Shahid Afridi has been an avid supporter of Imran Khan since day 1.
Mahira Khan, who is also a vocal supporter took to her Instagram to share her two cents:
Actor Maryam Nafees took to her Instagram Story, to write that this is now time to test the people of Pakistan. “Leader ka imtehan khatum, qaum ka imtehan shuru!
“ Pakistan ki Shaan Hain App, Pakistan Ki Aan hain app, Pakistan k Kaptaan hain app.” wrote Muneeb Butt.
Actor Adnan Siddiqui called the incident “shameful”, saying that it was “shocking” to see a former PM being dragged like a “petty criminal”. He added, “Never in the history of our country were such scenes witnessed. Power has surely gone to the ruling dispensation’s head,”
Shameful and shocking to see a former PM being dragged like a petty criminal. Never in the history of our country were such scenes witnessed. Power has surely gone to the ruling dispensation’s head. #ImranKhan
— Adnan Siddiqui (@adnanactor) May 9, 2023
“Please get out of your homes guys. He’s in jail for us. His entire career of political struggle comes down to today. He’s telling us to fight for our constitutional rights, please get out there and protest!” Annie Khalid penned down.
Please get out of your homes guys. He’s in jail FOR US. His entire career of political struggle comes down to today. He’s telling us to fight for our constitutional rights, please GET OUT THERE AND PROTEST!
— Annie Khalid (@annie_khalid) May 9, 2023
— Mishi khan (@mishilicious) May 9, 2023
— Shaan Shahid (@mshaanshahid) May 9, 2023
یہ کیا کر رہے ہو ظالمو ملک کو کس طرف لے جا رہے ہو۔ فورا رہا کرو خان کو۔ مزاق بنا دیا پورے ملک کا
— Samina Peerzada (@SaminaSays) May 9, 2023
We have yet to see what fate holds for Khan and Pakistan.
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