Fashion designer Maria B has come under fire for conducting a cinematic photoshoot on the ancestral graveyard of the Abbasi family in Bahwalpur.
In a shocking turn of events, a member of the Abbasi family, the ruling Nawab family of Bahawalpur, has come forward to call out famous designer for allegedly conducting a photoshoot in their ancestral graveyard without permission.
The family has promised to take legal action against the designer for misguiding her staff and violating the sanctity of their family heritage.
Here is the controversial promotional clip from Maria B latest couture campaign shot on the ancestral graveyard of the Abbasi family.
A netizen by the username of Chang Khan (CK) took screenshots from Maria B’s latest promotion campaign, highlighting one of the models dancing on the gravestones of their ancestors.
The incident has sparked outrage on social media, with many people condemning the designer for her alleged lack of respect for the dead and the family’s heritage. Calls for boycotts of Maria B’s brand have also been circulating online.
Maria B, who is already a polarizing figure for her controversial stance on various issues, has yet to comment on the matter, but it is expected that she will face legal action from the Abbasi family for the alleged misuse of their ancestral graveyard.
The incident has also raised questions about the need for more stringent regulations around the use of cultural and historical sites for commercial purposes.