Pakistani showbiz stars, sportsmen and other prominent personalities sprang to action, following Prime Minister Imran Khan's call to observe Kashmir Hour on Friday, in solidarity with the Kashmiri people in the occupied valley.
In a series of tweets PM Imran had asked all Pakistanis to come out on Friday noon to express solidarity with the oppressed kashmiris.
Several celebrities and renowned personalities responded to the tweet, vowing to come out in support.
Renowned actor Shaan Shahid urged people to respond to the PM's call for Kashmir Hour.
Let’s respond to PM call for Kashmir Hour as a nation. at 12 pm on Friday. Join me to express solidarity with our Kashmiri brethren.— Shaan Shahid (@mshaanshahid) August 29, 2019
Fellow actor Humayun Saeed also asked people to raise their voice against injustice and violence through the prime minister's call for occupied Kashmir.
Must raise our voice against injustice & violence & must register our protest in response to PM Imran Khan’s call for #KashmirHour. Unfortunately I’m not in the country but regardless of where I am, I fully support this initiative. Friday 12PM. Do participate!#IStandWithKashmir— Humayun Saeed (@iamhumayunsaeed) August 28, 2019
Host and actor Fakhr-e-Alam announced that he will be a part of the protest and urged others to join him tomorrow at noon.
Pakistan our PM has asked us to show support for Kashmir cause everyday. Especially this Friday we all have to assemble from 12 noon to send a reminder to the world that we must not remain silent during human sufferings. Please join me & many others like me to support Kashmir.— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) August 28, 2019
Singer and activist Shehzad Roy said that he will be with 2,500 female students at SMB Fatima Jinnah Government Girls School and College.
Let’s respond to PM @ImranKhanPTI call for Kashmir Hour as a nation.I will be with 2500 girls studying at Smb Fatima Jinnah Gov School at 12 pm on Friday.Join me to express solidarity with our Kashmiri brethren.— Shehzad Roy (@ShehzadRoy) August 28, 2019
On 6 Sep I will visit the family of a Shaheed & will soon visit LOC
Well-known cricketers Shahid Afridi and Ahmed Shahzad also tweeted in favour of the PM's call.
Let’s respond to PM call for Kashmir Hour as a nation. I will be at Mazar e Quaid at 12 pm on Friday. Join me to express solidarity with our Kashmiri brethren.— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) August 28, 2019
On 6 Sep I will visit home of a Shaheed. I will soon be visiting LOC.
Ahmad Shahzad said in his tweet: " On 6 Sep I will visit home of a Shaheed. That would b the least I can do to show my solidarity."
Let’s respond to PM call for Kashmir Hour as a nation. I will be at army museum lhr cantt at 12 pm on Friday. Join me to express solidarity with our Kashmiri brethren.— Ahmad Shahzad ?? (@iamAhmadshahzad) August 28, 2019
On 6 Sep I will visit home of a Shaheed.
That would b the least I can do to show my solidarity.
In his tweet PM Imran had said: "I want all Pakistanis to come out tomorrow 12-12.30 pm to show solidarity with the Kashmiri people and send the Kashmiris in IOK a clear message that the entire Pakistani nation stands in solidarity with them & against Indian fascist oppression."