The Indian film Industry fraternity came together to stop Pakistani actors to work in India. Appeals to PM Narendra Modi
The All India Cine Workers Association wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding a complete ban on issuing visa to Pakistani Actors for India.
Such a concept was brewing after the Pulwama attack which kept India at a shock where 40 CRPF Jawans were killed in a terrorist attack in J&K. After Indian Government has taken a few important steps against Pakistan as cutting it off from facilities provided from India Such as MFN and other announcement like non supply of water to the main rivers of Pakistan which flows from India. Now the Indian Film fraternity have come together to joined the fight along with the nation.
Pakistan, recently after the Air Strike have announced ban on release of any Indian cinemas in Pakistan, the AICWA in a letter written on 26th February 2019, said, “We AICWA on behalf of entire film and media fraternity would demand complete shut down on issuing any Visa to Pakistani actors, Film Association and Media Fraternity.”
Expressing alliance with the government, the association further said, “…We have to ensure that Government of India takes concrete actions and ensure that strict restrictions are imposed on such terrorist funding nations like Pakistan, the entire nation of 1.3 billion is with you in fighting with this terror sponsor perpetrators of Pakistan.”
It also said, “Entire Film fraternity is
proud of Indian Air Force, Government of India for displaying such a
courageous and responsible retaliation in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and we hope
that Government of India continues to do so.”
“We hope that you will soon order the Ministry of External Affairs and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to regulate this request made by 1.3 billion people of India. Nation first is New India” the AICWA concluded.
Post the air strike by the IAF (Indian Air force) against Terror Camps alongside PoK and LoC a letter from Pakistan Film body surfaced stating the boycott of Made in India Advertisement and cinema in Pakistan.
Pakistan’s Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry took to his Twitter handle to state that the Cinema Exhibitors Association has decided to boycott the Indian content completely and that no Indian movie “will be released in Pakistan.”
The minister further stated that he has also instructed PEMRA (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) to act against advertisements made in India.
IAF on Tuesday early morning executed an air strikes at a huge Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) camp in Balakot in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, eradicating a “large number” of terrorists, including top commanders, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said earlier.
The terror camp in a thick forest area atop a hill was led by Ustad Gauri, brother-in-law of JeM chief Masood Azhar, Gokhale said hours after the air strikes using Mirage 2000 jets were carried out.