Indian filmmaker boycotts Filmfare awards in protest against Pakistani nominations

Posted on Jan 12 2017 - 11:30am
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  Last Updated On 12 January,2017 10:10 am

At least four Pakistani artists have been nominated for the 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017.

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MUMBAI (Daily Dunya) – An Indian filmmaker has refused to attend the Filmfare awards over the nominations of Pakistani artists.

The filmmaker who is a recipient of several Filmfare awards has taken the move as a show of protest and said that she will not attend any ceremony in which Pakistani artists are invited.

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At least four Pakistani artists have been nominated for the 62nd Jio Filmfare Awards 2017 due to held in Mumbai.

Fawad Khan has been nominated in the Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) category for his role in Kapoor & Sons.

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Two Pakistani singers have been nominated in the Best Playback Singer (Male) category. Atif Aslam for Tere Sang Yara (Rustom) and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Jag Ghoomeya (Sultan).

Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch (QB) has been nominated in the Best Playback Singer (Female) category for her song Kari Kari in Pink.
 

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