Meesha Shafi ask removal from the list of LSA nominees

 

Many Celebrities have called out this year’s over the past few days to Nominations an accused sexual Harassor. Model Eman Suleman led from and for the same reason abandoned her LSA nomination. 

Meesha has asked the LSA to remove her song ‘Mein’ from its list of ‘Best Song’ nominations, along with other artistes.  Meesha in a tweet said: “I want to thank Eman Suleman. What she, Generation and Saima Bargfrede have said and done is what I consider my award.”

She continued saying:  “In a perfect world, I would love to see women retain their space in the industry while being safe so that the cost of speaking up is minimized, or even done away with altogether. A cost which is all too high at present. Our boycotts should not overshadow our achievements. With brave women like these, I feel optimistic about getting there one day.”

About her track nominated for Best Song, she explained, “‘Mein’ is a song about finding our true self. Being aligned with a higher purpose. Being our own hero and being enough. I wrote it at a particularly difficult time in my life. When I needed to be all those things.”

She concluded her note by saying, “‘Mein’ stands nominated for the best song at the Lux Style Awards 2019. The irony is not lost on me given the current circumstances and I would kindly request that my name and work be removed from the list of nominees.”

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