In the light of the recent terrorist attacks on CRPF soldiers in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir, the All Indian Cine Workers Association has announced a total ban on Pakistani actors and artists with immediate effect.
The Pulwama suicide bombing which killed 40 Indian soldiers on 14th February has left every Indian with a raging, heavy heart. Bollywood actors and fraternity members have expressed their condolences on social media platforms and at various interviews/events in the past couple of days.
Actor Ajay Devgna also announced that his upcoming film alongside Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit will not be releasing in Pakistan.
In an official notice, the association said they will take strong action against anyone who works with Pakistani artists.
“All Indian Cine Workers Association strongly condemns brutal terrorist attack on our soldiers at Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims. AICWA stands with nation in confronting such terror and inhumanity. Were officially announcing a total ban on Pakistani Actors and Artists working in Film Industry. Still if any organisation insist on working with Pakistani Artists will be banned by AICWA and a strong action will be taken against them. Nation comes first, we stand with our nation,” the notice read.
— ANI (@ANI) February 18, 2019