MNS demands police protection for Nana Patekar

  • PTI, Mumbai
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  • Updated: Mar 06, 2013 13:28 IST
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The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS)has demanded police protection for Nana Patekar, apprehending a possible threat to the life of the actor who portrays a police officer in the Bollywood film The Attacks of 26/11.

"Nana Patekar is an asset to the country. He is a brilliant actor and the role played by him in the movie based on the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai is worth appreciating. Therefore, we demand that protection be provided to him," MNS MLA Ram Kadam said.

He said terror organisations may dislike Patekar's role in the movie and therefore the MNS perceives a threat to his life. "I have demanded police protection to Patekar from Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh and state Home Minister R R Patil," he said.

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