On Friday Fahad Mustafa and Mahira Khan appeared on Gup Shup with Fuchsia, to promote their upcoming film Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad which is being released on Eid-ul-Azha, Mustafa talked about his relationship with his children. He talked about his daughter Fatima and said she is a part of the ARMY, a name used for the loyal fans of K-pop supergroup BTS and how he doesn’t really like it.
“I used to call them Behind The Scenes band and his daughter Fatima responded with ‘no papa!’ It’s…I don’t know Bangtan So tol something, I don’t know. My daughter speaks Korean, she doesn’t speak Sindhi, what is wrong with these people?” lamented the actor, emphasising how he’d rather want her speaking her mother tongue.
Mustafa had people talking for all the wrong reasons as his statement didn’t go over well online. When asked if he had ever heard the K-pop sensation’s music, Mustafa replied with a “no, hell no”.
“Fahad Mustafa if you’re soo genuinely curious about Kpop then maybe research? Why everyone is so in love with their content? What makes their content worth watching? And then maybe you’ll realize what makes your content trashy and unlikeable,” a scorned BTS fan tweeted.
“Making her feel guilty and inferior in front of the whole media and making fun of her choices is just so ridiculous,” wrote another.
The remarks angered many of the band’s fans who took to Twitter in a bid to call out Mustafa.