Pulwama Attack: All India Cine Workers Association announces ban on Pakistani artistes
Post the recent suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district that killed 40 soldiers, All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) on Monday announced a ban on Pakistani actors and artistes working in the Indian film industry.
According to reports, the association said it would take strong action against any organisation that insists on or is found working with Pakistani nationals.
Shared on Twitter by a media organisation, the note, titled ‘Pakistani Artists Banned in Film Industry’ and signed by AICWA general secretary Ronak Suresh Jain, read: “All India Cine Workers 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.”
T-Series’ also delisted latest singles by Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan from its YouTube channel after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena’s (MNS) threatening record labels to drop Pakistani singers.