In light of the Pulwama attack, the All Indian Cine Workers Association has announced a complete ban on Pakistani actors and artists, according to a notification issued.
The notification also stated that the association will take “strong action against anyone who works with Pakistani artists”.
“All Indian Cine Workers Association strongly condemns brutal attack on our soldiers at Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir. Our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims. AICWA stands with the nation in confronting such terror and inhumanity,” it read.
— ANI (@ANI) February 18, 2019
“We’re officially announcing a total ban on Pakistani actors and artists working in the film industry. Still, if any organisation insist on working with Pakistani artists [it] will be banned by AICWA and strong action will be taken against them. Nation comes first, we stand with our nation,” the notice added.
Actor Ajay Devgn took to Twitter and said that his latest film Total Dhamaal will not release in Pakistan.
In light of the current situation the team of Total Dhamaal has decided to not release the film in Pakistan.
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) February 18, 2019
“In light of the current situation, the team of ‘Total Dhamaal’ has decided to not release the film in Pakistan,” Devgn tweeted.