Get a work permit in Pakistan, MNS President Raj Thackeray tells Salman Khan

“If he feels so much for these actors, then he should take a Pakistani permit and work there,” Thackeray said.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:October 2, 2016 3:32 am
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Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray on Saturday took exception to Bollywood star Salman Khan’s defence of Pakistani artistes and claimed that the actor should take a Pakistani permit to work in that country.

“If he feels so much for these actors, then he should take a Pakistani permit and work there,” Thackeray said while addressing a press conference in Mumbai.

Salman on Friday had said that actors aren’t terrorists, after the Indian Motion Picture Producers’ Association passed a unanimous resolution at its annual general meeting, to “henceforth, not to work with any artistes, singers or technicians from Pakistan”.

“They may not be terrorists but how do you know that they are not informers who are passing information from here to there,” Thackeray added.

He asked why these artistes were being hired when there was an abundance of local talent.

Thackeray also claimed that those who hired these actors should be blamed. “More than the actors, these producers and directors are to be blamed. I think they will not understand unless we stop watching their films,” he added.

Soon after the Uri attack, the MNS had given an ultimatum to Pakistani artistes to leave India within the next 48 hours or risk being beaten up. Many of the Pakistani artistes had left India after the attacks.

However, Salman’s statement created a fresh set of problems for the MNS as the actor and his family are known to be close to Raj Thackeray. While many believed that the MNS would go soft on Salman, the party chose to hit out at the actor.

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    Puni
    Oct 10, 2016 at 11:19 am
    ban salman on tV too...I AM NOT A SALMAN FAN ANYMORE
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      Chandrashekhar Deshpande
      Oct 2, 2016 at 1:33 am
      The best thing is to send all bogies of Pro stani should be send to stan as they can earn their monies as a doorkeepers zaduwalas and so and soforth and will get some satisfaction that they are doing some service to their inherent motherland. People should give blow to these by not going to cinema hall for their leanings towards stan and make them feel that they now orphans in India and time to go to stan their land.
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        Noreen Mastokhel
        Oct 15, 2016 at 5:28 pm
        Hey you 3rd world people, don't try to justify your uncivilized mentality by dragging in what USA did in 1980s. Boycotting yourself from the Olympics is totally different than giving a 48 Hrs warning ( get out or will be beaten up) to others. India didn't ban the $3.5 bill trade with stan in which India benefits are more than 70%. There are cricket matches coming up too. stan is still the most favored nation of India so India can keep the UN seat. stani diplomat still sits in Delhi and vice versa. The student exchange program is still on. This hate campaign against Fawad and Mahira are result of well planned strategy. Firstly, Bollywood is a two way trade and not a charity or an altruism. India makes 3x times more money by hiring pak actors. Your 30% overseas audience is stanis living in Pak , UK, USA, Canada, Dubai, Europe. Bollywood is simply following the economics formula of cost effective supply and demand. Cut these lies of cultural exchange. It started to sound like a charity given to stani actors. Secondly, this w jingoistic parade against Fawad and Mahira is a result of fear that they might make big in Bollywood. Recently, stani movies like Actor in Law and Janaan send shivers down to North Indian cinema. India wnats to keep the monopoloy over North Indian entertainment. Any wonder why even news free politics free channels like Coke Studio, HUM and Urdu 1 are also ban in India. Mahira Khan's movie Bin Roye was banned in India, last year and not after Uri attacks. It wasn't a Gaddar, Veer Zara or Phantom but a simple love story between a stani couple. India has been stealing stani music and scripts since 1960s. No Indian director ever invited stani to Bollywood. This invitation and Zee zindigi started after the invention of YouTube when people started uploading the works of stani talent and it caused much embarrment to Bollywood. It was decided to invite the singers and actors, cash their pority and control the North Indian cinema simultaneously. BtW there are many Indian actors and singers who have worked in stani plays and movies. Mika Singh does concerts every year in stan and earns money. Your media avoids such news but do Google.
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          Noreen Mastokhel
          Oct 15, 2016 at 5:29 pm
          Hey you 3rd world people, don't try to justify your uncivilized mentality by dragging in what USA did in 1980s. Boycotting yourself from the Olympics is totally different than giving a 48 Hrs warning ( get out or will be beaten up) to others. India didn't ban the $3.5 bill trade with stan in which India benefits are more than 70%. There are cricket matches coming up too. stan is still the most favored nation of India so India can keep the UN seat. stani diplomat still sits in Delhi and vice versa. The student exchange program is still on. This hate campaign against Fawad and Mahira are result of well planned strategy. Firstly, Bollywood is a two way trade and not a charity or an altruism. India makes 3x times more money by hiring pak actors. Your 30% overseas audience is stanis living in Pak , UK, USA, Canada, Dubai, Europe. Bollywood is simply following the economics formula of cost effective supply and demand. Cut these lies of cultural exchange. It started to sound like a charity given to stani actors. Secondly, this w jingoistic parade against Fawad and Mahira is a result of fear that they might make big in Bollywood. Recently, stani movies like Actor in Law and Janaan send shivers down to North Indian cinema. India wnats to keep the monopoloy over North Indian entertainment. Any wonder why even news free politics free channels like Coke Studio, HUM and Urdu 1 are also ban in India. Mahira Khan's movie Bin Roye was banned in India, last year and not after Uri attacks. It wasn't a Gaddar, Veer Zara or Phantom but a simple love story between a stani couple. India has been stealing stani music and scripts since 1960s. No Indian director ever invited stani to Bollywood. This invitation and Zee zindigi started after the invention of YouTube when people started uploading the works of stani talent and it caused much embarrment to Bollywood. It was decided to invite the singers and actors, cash their pority and control the North Indian cinema simultaneously. BtW there are many Indian actors and singers who have worked in stani plays and movies. Mika Singh does concerts every year in stan and earns money. Your media avoids such news but do Google.
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