Salman Khan Comes in Support of Pakistani Actors
After MNS's threat to Pakistani actors and the resolution passed by Indian Motion Picture Producers Association to ban Pakistani actors from Bollywood , superstar Salman Khan says that artists from Pakistan are not terrorists. Terrorism and art should not be mixed.
The actor was speaking at a press conference about maintaining the peaceful relation between Pakistan and India. When asked about his comment on recent banning of the Pakistani actors he said that Pakistani artists are just artists and not terrorists. Art and terrorism are two different subjects. It's the Indian government who gives these artists permits and visas.
Salman khan was speaking at the launch of his jewellery brand for Being Human.
When asked about his comment on India's surgical strike carried out in Pakistan, the actor supported the surgical strike taken by the Indian Army. It is right as it was against terrorism. But he hoped for a situation of peace and harmony between the two countries.
Earlier Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena had made it clear that they would not allow the release of any film having Pakistani actors in the wake of the Uri attack.
Taking the cue from MNS, Mumbai-based Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA) also passed a resolution banning the Pakistani actors from the industry. in the wake of the Uri attack.
Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali's concert to be held in Bengaluru on 30 September, and the other one Atif Aslam's performance to take place in Gurgaon have been also cancelled.