Shouldn’t we be proud: Ushna, Aijaz condemn weightlifting federation’s suspension
Pakistani athlete Nooh Dastagir Butt raised the green flag high as he made history via bringing the primary gold medal domestic from the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022. Butt, a weightlifter, swiftly lifted 173kg in a grab in the 109+kg class while in clean and jerk, he lifted 232kg and set another record. Overall, the gold-medalist lifted 405kg which itself created a brand new excessive document in CWG 2022.
Proud of the national win, artists took to their social media with pix of Butt lifting the heavy weights and of him keeping his medal high to congratulate him and amplify their desires.
However, only a day after Butt’s massive win, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) issued a note of postponing the Pakistan Weightlifting Federation and celebrities did no longer hesitate to point out the irony.
“I take delight inside the stupendous victory of Nooh Dastagir Butt. He deserves all the accolades and love that’s being showered on him,” wrote actor and producer Adnan Siddiqui on Twitter. Butt responded with gratitude and wrote, “Thank you a lot, sir.”“This state in no way ceases to marvel me. Should we now not be receiving our champions domestic rather than suspending the load-lifting federation altogether? Should we no longer be proud?” he wrote.
Actor Ushna Shah also took to her Instagram tales with a university of a local book’s article about Butt’s win being celebrated and a screenshot of PSB’s tweet approximately the suspension. Highlighting the opposing parallels, she wrote, “Is this how we thank our heroes?”Sports have continually been undermined in this country and most of them attain heights and represent their countries regardless of the hardships they face right here. The least our authorities can do is provide them with assist, acknowledgment and resources to observe through with their passion to encourage younger aspiring athletes to bag extra medals for the us of a.”At a time while extra revolutionary and empowering stories are being appreciated by audiences, Darlings make you sit back and assume, ‘Did we really need a film like this to make a factor or supply a message?’ At times, the film appears to be coping with the situation at a surface degree and does now not appear to want to delve deeper into identifying the psyche of such guys, who assume home violence is everyday and just blame it on alcohol,” the evaluate further study.
Talking approximately the properly the actors had donned their elements inside the movie, Hindustan Times says that the performances in Darlings take the cake. “Bhatt is in complete form; her quirky strains, dialogue delivery, vulnerable expressions and emotional meltdowns assist connect with her on a deeper level. In truth, in a few quantities, she jogged my memory of Gully Boy’s Safeena,” the review shared. “Playing her onscreen mother is Shah, who promises an outstanding overall performance, and is manner extra restrained in comparison to her current outings in Humans and Jalsa. Shah is endearing, sturdy and lends the apt guide to Bhatt’s tale.”