MNS clears road for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil release on conditions

Shobhit Kalra
Published on: 22 Oct 2016 12:27 PM GMT
MNS clears road for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil release on conditions
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has agreed to release the Ranbir Kapoor starrer Ae Dil Hai Mushkil on condition that producers of the film will have to pay Rs 5 crore penance for the army welfare fund.

It has been decided that there would be no change in the release date of the movie, i.e. Oct 28.

The decision comes after a meeting was held between Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and MNS Chief Raj Thackeray at former's residence. Filmmakers Karan Johar, Mahesh Bhatt and President of Film & Television Producers Guild of India were also present in the meeting.

After the meeting, Karan said,"I will run a special slate honouring the martyrs before the start of the movie. It will be a tribute from us to our soldiers."

Bhatt said," I assured Fadnavis that the Producer's Guild has decided that it will not work with Pakistani artists in the future. The Producer's Guild will also contribute to the Army Welfare Fund.We owe this to the army."

It may be mentioned that after the Uri attack, some right wing groups had asked for ban 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 in the wake of public sentiment.


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Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

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