Things in Pakistani showbiz and entertainment industry lately since the Me Too movement has arrived. So many controversies have sparked up on our news feeds.
Right after the YouTube-r Umar Khan aka Ukhano was accused of harassment by multiple women on social media, Mohsin Abbas Haider stole the limelight.
This weekend Mohsin Abbas Haider gets accused of domestic violence and cheating, by his own wife Fatema Sohail.
The Na Maloom Afraad actor was accused of domestic violence by his own wife, Fatema Sohail. On the Saturday evening, Fatema took to her Facebook account to post her story. She also attached some pictures of herself having a bruised body. She claimed that her husband, Mohsin, has also been cheating on her with his girlfriend, Nazish Jahangir, an emerging actress.
Fatema also claimed that the Baaji actor once abused her physically during her pregnancy, and that doctors at the hospital called it a police case. Yet Fatema, while trying to save her married life, did not file the complaint.
On her Facebook page, Fatema wrote,
“Zulim Bardast kerna bhi Qunah hai! I am Fatima. Wife of Mohsin Abbas Haider & here is my story. On 26th Nov 2018, I caught my husband cheating. When I confronted him, instead of being embarrassed he started Beating me. I was pregnant at that time! He pulled me from hair, dragged me on floor, kicked me several times, punched me on face & threw me on the wall. I was brutally beaten by my husband. My caretaker! Traumatized me contacted a friend instead of family & was rushed to hospital. Doctor initially refused to do checkup as it was a police case. I needed some time to digest the shock & not file a complaint. I was able to get my ultra sound where the sight of relief was that my baby was not harmed! Societal Pressure or my own confidence. I do not know what… but I decided to make my marriage work for my own child.”
In addition to this, she wrote,
On 20th May 2019 I was blessed with a beautiful boy. I had a surgery due to complication. While I was in operation theater in Lahore, my husband was in Karachi sleeping with his GF, Nazish Jehangir, an emerging model/actor. He later posts depressing statuses to get public attention. My family stood with me but my better half chose not to. Mohsin visited after 2 days of delivery just to take images and gain some publicity. He did not bother to check on his son. It was only a drama for social appreciation.
Fatema concluded the post by saying,
On 17th July, I went to Mohsin’s Home & asked him to take our son’s responsibility where he started beating me again! He refused to do anything for his son! Now I had Enough! I am posting this to tell this to all girls! Look at me! Societal Pressure or not but there is a limit to put a full stop! No 1 else will do it except us for ourselves. I have no idea how I will raise my child on my own …but I know Allah will help me! I had enough of verbal & physical abuse. I had enough of Divorce threats! Enough! Proves are attached. Truth Told! Now I will see you in court Mr Mohsin!
The pictures attached with the post were disheartening, as Mohsin has always been outspoken against the odds in this society. On the other hand, another accused, Nazish a hardworking woman who has proved herself with her dedicated and hard work.
Yet, reading Fatema’s post and having a look at those pictures wouldn’t be easy for anyone, as it wasn’t easy for any of us either. Above all, it must not have been easier for Fatema either to speak her heart out and share her story publicly.
Mohsin Abbas Haider, on the other hand has denied commenting on this for now as he plans to respond back to this legally followed by a press conference.
We really hope things get sorted out among the two. Whoever the culprit is, the truth must be brought to light and the justice must be served to the victims.
Here is how the internet reacted after Fatema Sohail’s post went viral:
I hope Mohsin Abbas Haider’s wife drag his ass to jail. May he get beaten like the way he beat her, or even worse.— wonderbano (@kalashankauf101) July 20, 2019
Can we fully cancel mohsin abbas haider and put him out of the industry? Can we use our twitter power now? Lets do it?— Huzaifa. (@HuzaifaQureshii) July 20, 2019
People who shared Yasir Hussain and Iqra Aziz proposal and kisses saying iS ThIs ourR culTurE are now commenting that Mohsin Abbas Haider and his torture to her wife is their personal matter.— Anas Tipu (@teepusahab) July 20, 2019
WAAAAAH KYAAA BAAT HAI IS QAUM KI
After seeing this my heart is crying.— UrSarcaxticbae (@Syedakanwal_) July 20, 2019
This is just so heart wrenching. I don't know where we are going as a society. One more scumbag has been exposed!
Allah won't forgive u Mr. Mohsin Abbas Haider.#Shameonyou #MohsinAbbasHaider pic.twitter.com/ZJZTxD1Mph
Mohsin abbas haider is an example on how you can act like a saint, throw around your fake depression but can be an complete utter asshole, who 1) cannot support is own child 2) move towards domestic abuse 3) abuse his wife while she’s bearing a child. You’re a fucking loser.— Huma Abrar Khan (@smollgroot) July 20, 2019
I have actually been a fan of Mohsin Abbas Haider & his acting in many shows. It’s just extremely sad that we have to lose faith in all these actors because once the facade drops, the reality is far more bitter! #surprisedbutnotshocked— Naima Nasir (@feminist_inprog) July 20, 2019