MUMBAI: In context of filmmaker Karan Johar’s statement, the MNS protested outside the theatre hall on Wednesday alleging that they won’t allow “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” to be screened in multiplexes which features Pakistani Actor Fawad Khan.
The protest was held by four MNS workers in South Mumbai.
“The MNS activists were raising slogans outside the Metro theatre for some time. The police asked them to carry it out peacefully but they were not in a mood to listen to us. We have detained four MNS workers so far,” a police officer from Azad Maidan police station said.
Trying to soothe tempers over restriction to the arrival of his directorial wander, Johar had yesterday made an intense offer against slowing down the discharge, saying he won’t draw in with ability from Pakistan.
Nonetheless, the Raj Thackeray-drove Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) today said reality has unfolded late on Johar.
MNS cine wing head Amey Khopkar, after a meeting with senior gathering pioneers and Raj Thackeray.
“We won’t permit the film to be screened in single screens and multiplexes. Reality has unfolded late on the maker,” Khopkar said.
The MNS challenged outside Metro film he said, including that such dissents will be held at all silver screen corridors.
The MNS and some other political gatherings have restricted arrival of movies with on-screen characters from Pakistan after the Uri fear assault, putting a question mark on the destiny of Johar’s motion picture, slated for a pre-Diwali discharge on October 28.
The Cinema Owners Exhibitors Association of India excessively chose not, making it impossible to screen movies with Pakistani performing artists in four states – Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Goa.
Johar’s film featuring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is confronting inconvenience for Pakistani performing artist Fawad Khan’s broadened cameo.
A group from Johar’s Dharma Productions alongside producer Mukesh Bhatt and Vijay Singh of Fox Star Studios had yesterday met Mumbai’s top police authorities and looked for insurance for the theaters to screen the film.
Guaranteeing all assistance from their end, Deputy Commissioner of Police Ashok Dudhe had said, “Mumbai police will give sufficient insurance to silver screen theaters as and when required.”