Published On: Thu, Oct 13th, 2016

Big B also supports ban on Pakistani actors


big b

The ban on Pakistani actors working in Bollywood by the Indian extremist party Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) in the response of Uri attacks has fully divided the Indian entertainment industry.

Whereas a few celebrities condemned the ban threat, others supported it. Later than Bollywood’s well-known actor Ajay Devgn, choreographer Farah Khan, and actor Akshay Kumar, Bollywood’s experienced actor Amitabh Bachchan is pursuing the suit and has decided to illustrate support for the ban on Pakistani actor, reports have revealed.

The actor showed his support to the Indian army and Amitabh told that “This is not the right time to ask these questions. The nation is incensed. There is so much anger in the country. It is time to show solidarity for our jawans.”

Among elevating Indo-Pak tensions, the Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA) passed a resolution for the moment banning Pakistani actors from working in India on September 29.

The resolution has become later than Indian nationalist party MNS warned all Pakistani artists who were working in India to leave the country. The MNS, in addition, demanded a ban on Bollywood movies characterizing Pakistani actors.

Previously Farah Khan also said that “I think from now on, if you are saying we should not work with them, I say we have enough talent in our country and we should work with people from our country,”

The Happy New Year director further criticized Pakistani artists as “What do we don’t have that they have? I think we are far better. So, we would work with our people. I would definitely prefer to take somebody from my country for my movies.”

Bachchan saw in a movie Pink – a courtroom drama-thriller – where he played a lawyer for three young women who face assault charges after being molested by a group of men.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

Leave a comment

You must be Logged in to post comment.