Pakistani actor Humayun Saeed is the newest addition to the Netflix show The Crown. Humayun will be playing the role of Dr Hasnat Khan in the fifth season of the show.
His character in the show, will be of a heart surgeon who worked at London’s Royal Brompton Hospital and claimed to be in a relationship with Princess Diana from 1995-1997, according to Variety.
As soon as the latest announcement about Humayun’s casting was made, fans started reacting to it. Many fans demanded the makers to cast Fawad Khan in the show instead. One person shared the news on Twitter and asked, “Was fawad khan busy?” Another one said, “No, he was too handsome.” While one said, “Fawad ko le lete (Should have taken Fawad).”
While many fans lauded the casting. One person tweeted, “Elated to see a Pakistani character played by a Pakistani actor on #Netflix Please don’t pit one against another….