Malik Riaz leaked planted interview of Dunya News, The biggest scandal in Pakistan media

"What do you get when you leave the camera on with two TV anchors and a business tycoon during an advertisement break? A candid video of what went on behind the scenes during what is termed a “planted show” on one of the biggest scandals in Pakistan’s history."

Behind the scenes footage showing Dunya TV anchors Mubashir Lucman and Meher Bokhari talking to Malik Riaz during their show surfaced on YouTube under the title “Malik Riaz Planted Interview with Mehar Bokhari and Mubashir Lukman on dunya tv“ on Thursday. The show aired on the TV channel on Wednesday.

The footage shows conversations between Lucman, Bokhari and Riaz focused on the kind of questions they will be asking. Both anchors are also instructed against interrupting Riaz during the interview.

Leaked Planted Interview with Malik Riaz (Part 1)

Leaked Planted Interview with Malik Riaz (Part 2)

Syed Talat Hussain: A famous anchor person Talat Hussain was the first anchor who talked openly about the Scandal and called it "Media, Dangerous Facts".

While Later on the Anchor "Mehar Bukhari" clarified the issue. Watch the following video, what she said.

Bukhari is heard saying a question is planted towards the end of the video.
“Say what you want… what question should we ask. It will appear as though it is planted… it is, but it shouldn’t appear it is.”
Bukhari also delivers a message from Maryam Nawaz that a car had been offered to them but they had declined it after saying thank you.

Mubashir Luqman Clarification: Updated on June 26, 2012

But the majority of people rejected him. They raised the question on the social media about his and Mehar Bokhari's lie. There much difference between the clarification of both anchors in the above videos.



  1. پاکستان میں تین ہزار ایسے افراد ہیں جنکی ماہانہ آمدنی ایک کروڑ سے زیادہ ہے تین سو افراد ارب پتی ہیں جن میں سے ایک ملک ریاض بھی ہیں مگر اس ملک اور عوام پر جب بھی کوئ مشکل گھڑی آتی ہے ملک ریاض دل کھول کر اپنے ملک اور قوم کی مدد میں سب سے آگے ہوتے ہیں۔ جبکہ باقی تمام صاحب ثروت لوگ ایسے موقعوں پر خواب خرگوش کے مزے لے رہے ہوتے ہیں۔ مگر ہم عجیب قوم ہیں جو ہمارے لیے مخلص ہو ہم اسے ہی سب سے زیادہ ستاتے ہیں۔

    1. Agree but here is what we saw on screens.