Twitter was set ablaze yesterday by the announcement that Humayun Saeed would be performing the role of Dr. Hasnat Khan in the popular series “The Crown”. His character based on the real life heart and lung surgeon Dr Hasnat Khan had a romantic relationship with Lady Diana for two years until she died from a car incident, and he was reportedly referred as the great love of her life.
Twitter was divided when this news broke out, with some celebrating the fact that for the first time a Pakistani actor would be cast for a Netflix series. Celebrities like Ayesha Omar and Mahira Khan were among those who congratulated the actor and producer for bagging such an important role in “The Crown”
Best News ever!!! @iamhumayunsaeed to star in @TheCrownNetflix !!!! Wow wow wow! So happy for our superstar, And so so proud!!! MashAllah!! ✨❤️💪🏼🙌🏼👊🏼👏🏼
Can’t wait for this one. #humayunsaeed
— Ayesha Omar (@ayesha_m_omar) January 9, 2022
Finaaaallly it’s out!!!! So proud! So excited!!! MashAllah mashAllah 🥳✨💫 🧿🤲🏼♥️ What a show! What a star 🙂 @iamhumayunsaeed @TheCrownNetflix
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) January 9, 2022
While other people had the opinion that Humayun was not the best choice to play Dr Hasnat, as in a now deleted tweet actor Sakina Samo questioned whether the actor was a good choice and why not Fawad Khan
View this post on Instagram
humayun saeed in the crown??? when fawad khan was right there?? rude.
— Mishal (@mishalengelo) January 9, 2022
wish they had casted fawad khan in the crown :(( pic.twitter.com/ut7I7sUISc
— deenu 🤍 (@starryskiesxx) January 9, 2022
how I’m gonna go to sleep every night thinking fawad khan could’ve been dr hasnat instead of hamayyun ass in the crowns new season pic.twitter.com/jAvBTEi6S9
— noor (alex and henry misser) (@jiminthicbooty) January 10, 2022
Other users on the internet responded to this news with some of the most hilarious memes we’ve ever seen.
Some people tried to make teasers about how they felt Humayun Saeed will appear in the series
Leaked footage of Dr. Hasnat’s death in The Crown. pic.twitter.com/buwuLl5y0j
— Grumpy Dreamwalker (@grumpydesimil) January 9, 2022
Dr Hasnat when diana dies in the crown pic.twitter.com/sMm7qmDCSW
— sm (@kazraz_) January 9, 2022
Great news, Humayun Saeed will for the first time ever play the role of a middle aged man.
— Waqas (@worqas) January 10, 2022
according to confirm sources Humayun Saeed has been casted as Bruce Wayne in the New Batman series The Kala Muhafiz. The shooting of the film has already been started. stay tuned pic.twitter.com/QHi6zAJC1z
— fino (@___finished) January 9, 2022
But regardless of the opinions, we are glad that Pakistani actors are finally getting the opportunity to go to Hollywood and make some interesting stories. Whether Humayun Saeed is a good or bad choice all depends on how he performs when the series is released. And we will be marking down the days until that moment arrives!