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A dozen workers of were today arrested for protesting against the upcoming release of filmmaker Karan Johar's "Ae Dil Hain Muskhil" as the party rejected his statement that he will not "engage with talent" from in future.

The workers from MNS' film unit Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena were protesting and raising slogans outside Metro Cinema in South Mumbai.



The Raj Thackeray-led party has asked the theatre management not to hold any show of "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" which features Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.

The had given a written appeal to the theatre management urging them not to show the movie as it features a Pakistani actor. The party workers also raised slogans outside the theatre, police officials said.

"We arrested 12 activists and booked them under relevant sections of Police Act and also CrPC," Senior Inspector of Police Station Vijay Kadam told PTI.

They were produced before a local which granted them cash bail of Rs 5,000 each in the case (carrying out procession without permission) under the Police Act.

The activists were also booked under the CrPC section 151 (3) (arrest to prevent the commission of cognisable offences) in which they did not get any relief and sent to judicial custody till November 4.

Seeking to calm tempers over opposition to the release of his directorial venture, Johar had yesterday made a fervent appeal against stalling the release, saying he will not engage with talent from in future.

However, said reality has dawned late on Johar.

cine wing head Amey Khopkar, after a meeting with senior party leaders and Raj Thackeray, said they were firm on opposing the release.

"We will not allow the film to be screened in single screens and multiplexes. Reality has dawned late on the producer," Khopkar said.

The and some other political parties have opposed release of films with actors from after the Uri terror attack, putting a question mark on the fate of Johar's movie, slated for release on October 28.

The Cinema Owners Exhibitors Association of India, too, decided not to screen films with Pakistani actors in four states -- Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Goa.

A team from Johar's Dharma Productions along with filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt and Vijay Singh of Fox Star Studios had yesterday met Mumbai's top police officials and sought protection for the theatres to screen the film.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Ashok Dudhe had said, "police will provide adequate protection to cinema theatres.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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12 MNS workers held for protesting against 'Ae Dil...'

A dozen workers of MNS were today arrested for protesting against the upcoming release of filmmaker Karan Johar's "Ae Dil Hain Muskhil" as the party rejected his statement that he will not "engage with talent" from Pakistan in future. The workers from MNS' film unit Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena were protesting and raising slogans outside Metro Cinema in South Mumbai. The Raj Thackeray-led party has asked the theatre management not to hold any show of "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" which features Pakistani actor Fawad Khan. The MNS had given a written appeal to the theatre management urging them not to show the movie as it features a Pakistani actor. The party workers also raised slogans outside the theatre, police officials said. "We arrested 12 MNS activists and booked them under relevant sections of Maharashtra Police Act and also CrPC," Senior Inspector of Azad Maidan Police Station Vijay Kadam told PTI. They were produced before a local court which granted them cash ... A dozen workers of were today arrested for protesting against the upcoming release of filmmaker Karan Johar's "Ae Dil Hain Muskhil" as the party rejected his statement that he will not "engage with talent" from in future.

The workers from MNS' film unit Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena were protesting and raising slogans outside Metro Cinema in South Mumbai.

The Raj Thackeray-led party has asked the theatre management not to hold any show of "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" which features Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.

The had given a written appeal to the theatre management urging them not to show the movie as it features a Pakistani actor. The party workers also raised slogans outside the theatre, police officials said.

"We arrested 12 activists and booked them under relevant sections of Police Act and also CrPC," Senior Inspector of Police Station Vijay Kadam told PTI.

They were produced before a local which granted them cash bail of Rs 5,000 each in the case (carrying out procession without permission) under the Police Act.

The activists were also booked under the CrPC section 151 (3) (arrest to prevent the commission of cognisable offences) in which they did not get any relief and sent to judicial custody till November 4.

Seeking to calm tempers over opposition to the release of his directorial venture, Johar had yesterday made a fervent appeal against stalling the release, saying he will not engage with talent from in future.

However, said reality has dawned late on Johar.

cine wing head Amey Khopkar, after a meeting with senior party leaders and Raj Thackeray, said they were firm on opposing the release.

"We will not allow the film to be screened in single screens and multiplexes. Reality has dawned late on the producer," Khopkar said.

The and some other political parties have opposed release of films with actors from after the Uri terror attack, putting a question mark on the fate of Johar's movie, slated for release on October 28.

The Cinema Owners Exhibitors Association of India, too, decided not to screen films with Pakistani actors in four states -- Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Goa.

A team from Johar's Dharma Productions along with filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt and Vijay Singh of Fox Star Studios had yesterday met Mumbai's top police officials and sought protection for the theatres to screen the film.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Ashok Dudhe had said, "police will provide adequate protection to cinema theatres.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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12 MNS workers held for protesting against 'Ae Dil...'

A dozen workers of were today arrested for protesting against the upcoming release of filmmaker Karan Johar's "Ae Dil Hain Muskhil" as the party rejected his statement that he will not "engage with talent" from in future.

The workers from MNS' film unit Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena were protesting and raising slogans outside Metro Cinema in South Mumbai.

The Raj Thackeray-led party has asked the theatre management not to hold any show of "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" which features Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.

The had given a written appeal to the theatre management urging them not to show the movie as it features a Pakistani actor. The party workers also raised slogans outside the theatre, police officials said.

"We arrested 12 activists and booked them under relevant sections of Police Act and also CrPC," Senior Inspector of Police Station Vijay Kadam told PTI.

They were produced before a local which granted them cash bail of Rs 5,000 each in the case (carrying out procession without permission) under the Police Act.

The activists were also booked under the CrPC section 151 (3) (arrest to prevent the commission of cognisable offences) in which they did not get any relief and sent to judicial custody till November 4.

Seeking to calm tempers over opposition to the release of his directorial venture, Johar had yesterday made a fervent appeal against stalling the release, saying he will not engage with talent from in future.

However, said reality has dawned late on Johar.

cine wing head Amey Khopkar, after a meeting with senior party leaders and Raj Thackeray, said they were firm on opposing the release.

"We will not allow the film to be screened in single screens and multiplexes. Reality has dawned late on the producer," Khopkar said.

The and some other political parties have opposed release of films with actors from after the Uri terror attack, putting a question mark on the fate of Johar's movie, slated for release on October 28.

The Cinema Owners Exhibitors Association of India, too, decided not to screen films with Pakistani actors in four states -- Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Goa.

A team from Johar's Dharma Productions along with filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt and Vijay Singh of Fox Star Studios had yesterday met Mumbai's top police officials and sought protection for the theatres to screen the film.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Ashok Dudhe had said, "police will provide adequate protection to cinema theatres.

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