• Celebrated Pakistani singer Atif Aslam has been praised for his actions. (Sk Hasan/Corbis Entertainment/Getty Images)Source: Sk Hasan/Corbis Entertainment/Getty Images
Atif Aslam is being hailed a hero on social media.
By
Alyssa Braithwaite

18 Jan 2017 - 11:38 AM  UPDATED 18 Jan 2017 - 2:41 PM

Pakistani singer Atif Aslam stopped his Karachi concert mid-song on Saturday when he saw a female fan being harassed by some men.

"Haven't you seen a girl?" the singer asked the alleged harassers, according to the Times of India. "Your mother or sister could be here as well."

The singer called security, who pulled the girl on stage and took her to another part of the venue.

"Act like a human being," Aslam scolded the men to the cheers of the audience, before he resumed the show.

A video of the incident has been shared thousands of times on social media.

Aslam, who is also an actor, has been praised for taking a stand and publicly shaming the alleged harassers.

'Hot tea': Pakistani tea seller becomes internet sensation
A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.
No-one is happy with this Pakistani clothing ad
People believe this advertisement encouraging women to do their own thing missed the mark.
How to beat your wife ‘lightly’, according to Pakistan’s Islamic council
'Hit her with light things like handkerchief, a hat or a turban, but do not hit her on the face or private parts'.