Burka Avenger- Burka-Clad Wonder Woman and Supergirl now have a Pakistani counterpart in the pantheon of female superheroes.The Burka Avenger, a mild mannered school-teacher who fights feudal villains and terrorists getting in the way of girls' education.
The cartoon series is the brainchild of one of Pakistan's biggest pop stars, Haroon Rashid who said he wanted to emphasise the importance of girl's education.The series in Urdu will begin airing on Pakistan's most-watched Geo TV channel in August this year.
The Burka Avenger's true identity is Jiya, whose adopted father, Kabbadi Jan, taught her the karate moves. Other characters are "Vadero Pajero-corrupt politician" and "Baba Bandook-an evil magician"
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