Veteran actor Om Puri feels that the boycott on Pakistani artists will not change the situation in the country.
Recently, Om Puri has made a comment in support of Pakistani artist stating that, “They are not working illegally in India and if they are sent back, Indian producers, who have signed them for their films, will suffer heavy losses.”
During a live debate in one of the leading channel, Om Puri said, “Who had asked the soldiers to join the army? Who told them to pick the weapons?”
Om Puri even recommended that India must set up 15-20 human suicide bombers and send them to Pakistan for the blasts.
The actor asserted, “Do you want India-Pakistan enmity to turn like Israel and Palestine, and fight for ages? India is home to crores of Muslims, there is no point in proving them for war. Several Indians have their relatives staying across the border and vice-versa, how can they fight a war with their cross-border families.”
Actor Anupam Kher criticized Om Puri on his comments over Pakistani Artist Ban , Anupam Kher wrote on twitter, “Dear #OmPuri ji. Mai aapki bahut izzat karta hoon. Lekin kal tv per desh ke sainik ke baare mein aapki baat sunkar bahut DUKH hua. #VerySad.”
While numerous upheld Om Puri on his announcement about the boycott of Pakistani performing artists, his words for Indian armed force and remark over the issue of national security has raised a considerable amount eyebrows. The performing artist's comment came days after genius Salman Khan restricted the boycott as well, by saying "they are artistes not fear based oppressors". The film business has been isolated on the issue of banning Pakistani artistes in the wake of Uri assault. Performing artist Randeep Hooda, movie producers Ashoke Pandit and Anupam Kher are among the individuals who have supported the boycott.
Hooda tweeted that Pakistan ought to be socially detached. "We are attempting to separate Pakistan financially and carefully so the social disengagement must take after #BanPakArtists #IndiaComesFirst #India," he composed. Producer Madhur Bhandarkar said however he trusts that workmanship has no limits, the circumstance at this moment is with the end goal that nothing is greater than the nation. He additionally said that Pakistani artistes, who have worked in India ought to censure the Uri assault. The verbal confrontation started after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) requested the ouster of Pakistani artistes from working in Indian film industry. As of late, the Indian Motion Picture Producers Association additionally reported the prohibition on the on-screen characters and specialists from the neighboring nation till things got to be typical between the two countries.