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(L-R) Aspiring slapstick comedian Akbar Chaudhry, British-Pakistani tv journalist George Fulton, and rapper Ali Gul Pir, in a parody video launched on Saturday, January 23, 2021. — Nonetheless from video courtesy Twitter/Ali Gul Pir

The 2 homeowners of restaurant Cannoli by Cafe Soul in Islamabad, who’ve been broadly slammed for mocking their worker’s English proficiency, had been put to disgrace in a parody video posted by comic and rapper Ali Gul Pir.

The video has been made in collaboration with British-Pakistani tv journalist George Fulton, who’s portrayed as the worker on the receiving finish of ridicule by his employers.

Pir performs the position of one of many homeowners “Kaisa” Diya, whereas aspiring slapstick comedian Akbar Chaudhry poses as the opposite proprietor, Uzma.

The trio play out the scene from the unique video that transpired on the eatery. Nonetheless this time, the “employee” has flawless English language expertise and it’s only the homeowners’ condescending behaviour that falls below the highlight.

Urdu mushaira in protest

In the meantime, amid all of the backlash that the video has garnered, an Urdu mushaira was introduced yesterday by two content material writers in Islamabad to protest in opposition to the homeowners.

Fittingly, the occasion will probably be held exterior the place the place the unlucky incident happened — the restaurant Cannoli by Cafe Soul in Islamabad — as we speak night.

Urdu mushaira to be held exterior restaurant in protest in opposition to Cannoli homeowners

The incident

What began all of it was a video, that went viral on Thursday, displaying the homeowners of the restaurant mocking the restaurant supervisor for his English language expertise. The video was denounced by practically all who considered it.

Homeowners’ response

An announcement was launched by the homeowners in response, saying they’re “saddened” over the response to the video.

“We are saddened and appalled by the reaction of the people, how they have misconstrued our banter with a team member,” learn an announcement by the homeowners on Instagram.

#BoycottCannoli: Islamabad restaurant homeowners say they’re ‘appalled’ at response over video

The homeowners characterised their speak within the video as “gup shup” between a crew, saying it was by no means meant to return throughout as “hurtful”.

They went on to say they’re “not required” to show something or defend themselves as sort employers.

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