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Fans react to Pakistani World Cup ad which insults IAF Pilot Abhinandan

A Pakistani TV channel revealed a promotional advertisement in reply of the Star Sports’ ‘Mauka Mauka’ advertisement in front of the India and Pakistan clash in ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 on Sunday, June 16 in Manchester.

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The advertisement featured the Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was caught during the air strikes, as his plane arrived in Pakistan after a breakdown. In the 2019 India-Pakistan standoff, he was held captive for 60 hours in Pakistan after his aircraft was shot down in an aerial dogfight. But the ad was all about mocking him.

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In the 33 seconds video, the character representing Abhinandan sports the Indian Air Force pilot’s mark handlebar mustache in the Jazz TV cut and is wearing Indian team’s blue kit. The entertainer is seen tasting tea along these lines Abhinandan was appeared after his catch on February 27.

In the advertisement, an individual asks actor who representing Abhinandanto get some information about the playing XI of the Indian team for Pakistan match, to which the on-screen character says – “I am not supposed to tell you this”, like how Abhinandan answered to an inquiry, yet the entertainer utilized a South Indian inflection. The questioner then asks about the tea and the person who acted as Abhinanadan says the tea is really good, then he decided to leave.

Then as he is about to leave, he is brough back by the questioner who says, “Ek second Ruko! Cup Kahan leke ja raho ho?” – here by the “Cup” it represents the cricket trophy.

But ever since the advertisement has published, fans across the world are expressing their disappointment about the ad as it directly hits the emotions of the Indians. They went on full anger in Twitter to describe their frustration.

Here’s how fans react about the ad-

 

Here’s the advertisement-

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