Mehwish Hayat Opens up About Gender Gap in Pakistan’s film industry

Actor Mehwish Hayat these days printed that Pakistan’s film enterprise has left behind Bollywood and Hollywood to inculcate an equal pay way of life for males and females.

Appearing in an interview, the Jawani Phir Nahi Ani was requested about the repute of gender pay gap in Pakistan’s film industry and whether there’s any discrimination. She spoke back “It’s clearly equal. What the male lead gets, we [female leads] get the same amount as well. I am very joyful about it that there’s no pay gap here.”

The 36-year-old actor shared a story to back her claim. “At a current award feature where Fahad [Mustafa] carried out with me, Frieha Altaf [show director] made positive that we each are paid the equal amount,” she said.

“There’s a lot of respect, there’s no [gender] pay hole and in our community, there’s a lot of understanding thinking about what we all go through,” she added.

The Tamgha-e-Imtiaz recipient also shared whether or not she feels the strain that younger actresses are entering the industry which might lead to plum roles no longer being offered to her.

“If this was once the case, Meryl Streep wouldn’t have been working nowadays and triumphing so many Oscars,” she remarked.


“I assume you cannot label an actor with age due to the fact for instance I am doing Benazir Bhutto’s biopic, is age required for it or my performing prowess?”

She has no troubles with taking part in a mom or a grandmother on screen, for her only the story matters. She shared that her future diagram is to venture into direction and make humans act.

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