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Don’t believe this viral video of a Pakistani mother slamming polio workers, it’s a movie clip


A video is being shared online where a woman holding her child can be seen slamming a polio worker by saying that she will never feed her children polio drops.

“Pakistani mother slams the door shut in the face of Polio workers. Screams at the two female volunteers, ” the text reads.

The video was also tweeted by author Tarek Fatah but was later removed.


NewsMobile fact-checked the above video and found that it is a clip from a movie.

Replying to Tarek Fatah’s tweet, Mehwish Hayat, a Pakistani actress pointed out that the video is a clip from her movie ‘Load Wedding’. In her tweet, she also clarifies that the polio worker is the actress herself & the woman is also an actor.

” Thank u for giving ur 2 cents on this but pls first verify the source b4 posting next time. It’s a scene frm my movie”loadwedding”,the polio worker is me & that woman an actress.Through the film we were raising awareness of the issue.Glad 2 see our performances were so convincing, ” her tweet read.

The above information proves that the claim attached to the viral video is false.

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