However, filmmakers in India will no longer be able to work with Pakistani talent in the future
Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan can thank Karan Johar for the safe release of their film .
According to The Indian Express the Shah Rukh-Mahira starrer and SRK’s other ongoing project Dear Zindagi alongside Alia Bhatt and Ali Zafar will not face opposition from Indian political party Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).
Following the meeting between Karan Johar, Film & Television Producers Guild of India President Mukesh Bhatt, MNS chief Raj Thackeray and CM Devendra Fadnavis, the party has come to a decision that films which were shot with Pakistani actors before the Uri attack wll not face prosecution by the MNS.
Working president of Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena, Shalini Thackeray said: “They always said that these films were shot before the (Uri) attack happened. So, in today’s meeting, it became clear that apart from the three films which have been completed — Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Raees and Dear Zindagi — no other films with Pakistani artistes will be released.”
“No films with Pakistani actors will be shot. This was decided by the CM, MNS, and producers guild together,” she added.
The meeting also concluded on the note that all the Film & Television Producers Guild of India will not longer be working with Pakistani artists in the future and those who have worked with Pakistani artists will have to donate a hefty sum to the Army Relief Fund and sign a contract ensuring they will not work with neighbouring talent.