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Abdul Razzaq Issues Apology to Aishwarya Rai for Controversial Remarks

Abdul Razzaq, a former Pakistan cricketer, has officially apologised to Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for his recent contentious remarks.

Former Pakistan cricketer Abdul Razzaq has publicly apologized to Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan after his recent controversial remarks triggered a massive controversy. 

Razzaq’s comments, made during an event with former cricketers Umar Gul and Shahid Afridi, were widely criticized for their offensive nature.

Regrettable Slip of the Tongue:

In a video message, Razzaq explained that the comments were part of a discussion on cricket coaching and intentions, and he made a mistake by mentioning Aishwarya Rai’s name. 

He acknowledged the slip of the tongue and clarified that he did not intend to hurt anyone’s sentiments. The former cricketer extended a personal apology to Aishwarya Rai.

Razzaq’s remarks had drawn criticism from the public and his former colleagues, including Shahid Afridi and Umar Gul. 

Afridi, who initially laughed at the comments, later condemned them and urged Razzaq to apologize. 

Other cricket legends, including Waqar Younis and Shoaib Akhtar, also expressed disappointment and condemned the inappropriate comparison made by Razzaq.

Backlash and Call for Apology:

The controversial remarks led to a backlash on social media, with many demanding an apology from Razzaq for his offensive comments. 

The incident highlighted the need for sensitivity and respect in public discourse, particularly when making statements about public figures.

Razzaq’s Cricket Career and Apology:

Abdul Razzaq, a former all-rounder who represented Pakistan in over 300 international matches, has been a prominent figure in the cricketing world. 

His apology reflects a recognition of the need for accountability and an acknowledgment of the impact of public statements on individuals.

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