PTV has sent another check to Pride of Performance recipient Rashid Mahmood. This time, they have revised the amount of 620 and have cleared all the misunderstanding that happened between them and the actor.
According to the television network, it was due to a clerical mistake. PTV came forward and admitted their fault and said that they will prepare a new check soon.
Last evening, Rashid Mahmood took to his Twitter and shared that he has received a new check of Rs. 9600 for reciting Mir Anees’ marsiya for Muharram. The senior actor also said that he has framed the check in his drawing room and will never work for the channel again.
After Apologies Ptv Management, I Receive An other Cheque from Ptv, (Revised) Rs. 620/- in to Rs. 9600/-. I have do not Cash Both Cheque. But I Framed and Decorate in my Dringroom. And i am Not Work in Future With PTV. This is Final. #RashidMahmood #PTV @INFOEMPIRE_PK pic.twitter.com/z2umMOd8Ve
— RASHID MAHMOOD (@RASHIDMAHMOODTV) September 15, 2020
PTV on the other hand shared a statement of the actor where he thanked his fans for their support. Rashid sahab also said that he accepts the apology of MD PTV Aamer Manzoor and is over it.
“My reaction was natural but I have been told by the PTV Management that it was because of some confusion, so I am over this”, the caption read.
"My reaction was natural but I have been told by the PTV Management that it was because of some confusion, so I am over this", he added. pic.twitter.com/f6rDh1ChoV
— PTV Home (@PTVHomeOfficial) September 14, 2020
Rashid Mahmood’s recitation for the marsiya was recorded in 2018 and he was paid for it now. Not only that, the amount he was paid before was considered quite disrespectful, given his services for PTV and the country.
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