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T'gana: BJP MLA asks cinema halls not to screen 'A65- Dil...'

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

After MNS, Raja Singh has opposed screening of upcoming film "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", starring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.

Singh threatened that he would "attack" theatres in entire Telangana, starting from his constituency Goshamahal, if the film is screened there.

"My idea is that a message should go to in all possible ways about India's opposition and public anger against Pak-sponsored terrorism," Singh said.

"There is widespread anger in the country against at the moment following the neighbouring country's support to against India," the claimed.

He alleged that the tax paid by Pakistani actors to their country is used against

The filmmaker should know that there are many talented actors in itself, Singh said.

The legislator said he is also "campaigning against which is supporting Pakistan".

Singh was in earlier for opposing a proposed beef festival here.

The Raj-Thackeray led Navnirman Sena (MNS) has opposed the movie and threatened to break glasses of film theatres screening it.

"We will oppose the screening of the movie everywhere in the state (Maharashtra). If any multiplex operator dares to screen the film, they (operators) should remember that multiplexes are decorated with expensive glass sheets," leader Amey Khopkar had said.

Under pressure over opposition to the upcoming release of "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil", Johar had yesterday said he will not "engage with talent" from in future and made a fervent appeal against stalling the blockbuster.

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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 15:02 IST