Geo Entertainment and 7th Sky Entertainment announced to suspend multiple contracts with the film and drama writer Khalil-Ur-Rehman Qamar on Thursday.
In response to Geo’s action, Qamar announced the immediate cancellation of his all contracts with the channel. He assured the people that he won’t work with Geo for the “rest of his life”.
Geo Entertainment and 7th Sky Entertainment announced to suspend all their agreements with Khalil-Ur-Rehman Qamar after he verbally abused Marvi Sirmed during a live show on a private TV channel.
“GEO Entertainment and 7th Sky Entertainment have suspended 4 drama serial and 1 Film script contract of Khalil ur Rahman Qamar until he apologises for using indecent language in a TV show. This was a NON exclusive agreement as he has with several other TV channels,” the statement said.
The statement further said, “Geo believes in exchange of ideas and promoting the culture of Live and Let live (Geo our Jeenay do) we believe that everyone has the right to express their opinions and the culture of healthy debate should be encouraged. But such debate should be done with the norms of decency and respecting each other. Khalil u Rehman Qamar sb not only used abusive language against a women but also refused to accept his mistake and apologise for it.”
While responding to Geo’s statement, he said that he will not apologize to satisfy anyone. “Geo Entertainment have demanded apology from me to satisfy the ulterior motives of a few foreign funded feminists and justify their ugly and shameless slogans,” reads his statement shared through a tweet.