Karan Johar and other producers to meet UHM Rajnath Singh

It may be mentioned that after the Uri attack some groups had asked the ben on entry of Pakistani artistes in the country. Raj Thackeray led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena had earlier threatened to vandalise cinema halls that would screen the movie featuring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan. They had said, films with Pakistani artistes should be banned completely to respect public

Arnima Dwivedi

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Published on 20 Oct 2016 6:24 AM GMT

Karan Johar and other producers to meet UHM Rajnath Singh
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New Delhi: A group of movie producers will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday regarding the controversy over Karan Johar directorial film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. The producers had asked for the appointment on Wednesday evening urging to take cognisance of the problems the filmmakers are going through after the groups like Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena have threatened to block the films made with the Pakistani artistes.

"We need to know where we stand," Producer Mukesh Bhatt said.

It may be mentioned that after the Uri attack some groups had asked the ben on entry of Pakistani artistes in the country. Raj Thackeray led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena had earlier threatened to vandalise cinema halls that would screen the movie featuring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan. They had said, films with Pakistani artistes should be banned completely to respect public sentiment.

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The Centre, however, has not stepped into the controversy yet but had earlier spoken on thje issue, saying that the actors and other artistes from Pakistan should not be discriminated.

The Maharashtra government has also assured protection to cinemas where the film will be screened from Diwali weekend.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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