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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil will be releasing in October while Raees is set to release next year
Indian nationalist party Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Saturday threatened Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar for working with Pakistani actors.
“It is not a veiled threat. It’s a direct threat to producers like SRK and Karan Johar who take Pakistani actors in their movies,” Shalini Thackeray, general secretary of MNS Chitrapat Karamchari Sena said, according to the Indian Express.
The MNS worker questioned the two Bollywood stars on why they need to import stars from across the border. “You can’t find Indian actors for your films? In this 125 crore Indian population, can’t you find a single Indian actor to cast in your films that you import people from a place like Pakistan, a country with which we all are facing a problem,” he said.
Thackeray further said they allow won’t allow the release of movies featuring Pakistani artistes. “The two movies going to be released are Shahrukh Khan’s Raees and Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in which Pakistani artistes have acted. We are not going to allow them to release.”
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Speaking about the fate of Bollywood films starring Pakistani actors, he said, “That’s for them to decide what they should be doing with their films that has Pakistani actors. We will not allow films with Pakistani actors to be released here in Maharashtra.”
“We are sending letters to all producers and would request them to cooperate with us, which we hope they will in Maharashtra. If they don’t, we will stop the shoot wherever Pakistani actors are involved,” he added.
Upcoming October release Ae Dil Hai Mushkil stars Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, while Mahira Khan will be seen in Raees, set to release in January next year.
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