India Bans Pakistani Actors, Musicians After Pulwama Attack
All India Cine Workers Association has placed an umbrella ban on Pakistani actors and musicians from working in India. To this end, the association has also said that any person violating the ban will be punished.
The association earlier protested against and condemned Pulwama Attack – in which around 44 Indian soldiers were killed when a van rammed into a convoy of the officers in India Occupied Kashmir.The association also placed an umbrella ban on Pakistanis from working in the country.
A notice issued by the AICWA said that “All Indian Cine Workers Association strongly condemns brutal terrorist attack on our soldiers at Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims. AICWA stands with nation in confronting such terror and inhumanity.”
“Were officially announcing a total ban on Pakistani Actors and Artists working in Film Industry. Still if any organisation insist on working with Pakistani Artists will be banned by AICWA and a strong action will be taken against them.”
Earlier, India’s top Music companies including T-Series, Sony Music Venus and Tips Music removed music of Pakistani musicians after they were threatened.
Moreover, Indian actor Ajay Devgan has announced that his upcoming film Total Dhamaal will not be released in Pakistan.
In light of the current situation the team of Total Dhamaal has decided to not release the film in Pakistan.
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) February 18, 2019
The shooting of megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s next project and a commercial, featuring cricketers Virendra Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina, was also voluntarily stopped for two hours in Mumbai due to a protest against the Pulwama terror attack.
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