Bollywood bans Pakistan artists

In the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, Bollywood has banned Pakistani artists from working in the industry, its official body the All India Cine Workers Association(AICWA) announced a total ban on Pakistani actors and artists working in the film industry.

Expressing their solidarity to the CRPF jawans who were martyred in the Pulwama terror attack, Bollywood celebs have extended support to the families of the jawans.

Bollywood support Phulwama martyrs

To pay tribute to the martyrs, actors from the film fraternity observed a Black Day’on Sunday. Taking out some time to respect the slain jawans, actors put pause to all their work.

Actor Amitabh Bachchan cancelled his presence as a special guest at Virat Kohli’s foundation event in Mumbai last Friday and announced that he will donate Rs 5 lakh each to the families of 40 CRPF jawans. Later the event was called off by Virat Kohli to pay tribute to the martyrs.

Total Dhamaal team also stepped up as the entire crew, actors and makers – have donated ₹ 50 lakhs to families of soldiers who were martyred in the Pulwama terror attack. Following this, actor Ajay Devgan took to twitter saying that the film will not release in Pakistan.  The film is due to release this week.

Akshay Kumar vowed to donate ₹5 crore through ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ and the 51-year-old actor has also been urging his nearly 30 million Twitter followers to do the same through a fundraising initiative of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

‘Uri’ producer Ronnie Screwwala also took to social media to announce that a part of the money committed to Uri attack army welfare fund will also go to the families of those who lost their lives in Pulwama.

Salman Khan has also done his bit through his charitable organisation Being Human.

Renowned Rapper Badshah has donated ₹3 lakh to the ‘CRPF Wives Welfare Association fund’ and made the announcement via Instagram.


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