Nazia Hassan has been one of the most loved and respected personalities in Pakistan. She was a legendary singer, song-writer and humanitarian.
Nazia died at the age of 35 in year 2000 after her battle with Cancer but has been known as the Queen Of Pop in South Asia even after almost two decades of her death.
The singer rose to fame shortly after her first album ‘Disco Diwaane‘ was released, selling almost 65 million records worldwide. It’s almost impossible to find anyone who hasn’t been a fan of the Aap Jaisa Koi singer who left too soon.
Recently, Nazia’s brother Zoheb Hassan, a singer in his own right, has threatened to sue Nazia’s ex-husband for allegedly making a biopic on her life to profit from it
He said that her ex-husband, Mirza Ishtiaq Baig, is working on a film on her life and will be featuring himself to profit from her name and fame and that her family is planning to sue him because he has no right or basis to make a movie on her.
Our family has come to know that Nazia ex-husband is trying to make a film on her life so he can feature himself and profit from her name and fame. Anyone entertaining this individual shall be duly and legally sued by our family as he has no legal right or basis to do so.
— Zoheb Hassan (@zoheb_hassan) September 16, 2018
Nazia Hassan married the businessman Mirza Ishtiaq Baig in 1995 and had a son Arez Hassan, in 1997.
According to an earlier interview, Zoheb Hassan talked about how the singer kept her family in the dark about the pain she was having to endure during her marriage and got divorced days before her death. He also said that she died “an unhappy person and in pain”.
Soon after his tweet, Nazia Hassan’s fans spoke up and seemed to be furious about the entire thing.
Some stated their resentment on the idea.
How low can he get! argh. Thanks for this post. Media, her fans worldwide everyone is with Nazia, we are fans of Nazia and she does not need any film from an ex. Its only for his profit
— Ruhguzar (@khantasneem) September 16, 2018
What a despicable opportunist. He has no legal rights since she was not his wife at her time of passing.
— Kashif Ahmed (@kasheeq8) September 16, 2018
Others suggested that Zoheb himself should make a biopic on the legendary singer.
You should make a movie on Nazia Maams life. She deserves it more than anything. ❤️❤️
— Mahnoor. (@mahnoorkamran31) September 17, 2018
While some admitted that her fans will undeniably be watching the movie
He just wants to cash nazia hassan name..!! In the name of sympathy. N he knows nazia's fan will definitely watch this movie anyhow..!!
— SaherishFatimaWriter (@Saherish_Writer) September 17, 2018
And some even compared Nazia’s husband to former President Asif Ali Zardari
Is he another Zardari who devoured trillions in his wife’s name ,but without filming her,only killing completed his agenda!
— salma iftikhar (@salmaiftikhar) September 17, 2018
Some people made speculations that her son Arez is making this movie with his father so the move may not be that “offensive”
Areez is with Zoheb and his family happy since Nazia's death. Zoheb or his family never manipulated his mind. If Zoheb is protesting is because he knows what Arez feels, as it's him and his family who have raised him not that person who never deserved Nazia a second of his life.
— sipra chander (@ShineChander) September 17, 2018
And then there were so many who offered their support to Zoheb.
I am so sorry to hear this Zoheb, after all he has put you all through.pls give my love to your parents, love Umber (shaheen Aunty’s daughter)
— New Beginning! (@TheNightingayl) September 16, 2018
I read how he ruined her and now he is on to ruin her legacy which he can never do. Shut him down.
— Waqas (@Writerblues) September 16, 2018
That's really pathetic of him. It must tough for you and your family Zoheb Bhai. We her fans will never buy that don't worry.
— Mona (@Maimoona72) September 16, 2018
Well, if the news is true or not, one thing is for sure, Nazia Hassan has an extremely devoted fan following that will not let anyone take advantage of her even after her death. The true example of a legend.
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