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Twitter reactions on MNS demanding 5 cr from producers who cast Pakistani artistes

A number of people expressed their displeasure over the fact that MNS has demanded producers to pay Rs 5 crore to the army if they cast any Pakistani artiste.

india Updated: Oct 22, 2016 19:17 IST
Nikita Deb
Raj Thackeray

Raj Thackerey met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to discuss the ban on Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.(Photo: Praful Gangurde)

Twitterati woke up to the news of Raj Thackerey meeting Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadanavis and producers of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Thackerey and Karan Johar went to meet the CM to take a final call on the release of Karan Johar’s much in news film, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. The film’s release has hit a rough patch owning to the presence of Pakistani actor Fawad Khan in one of the lead roles.

The result of the meeting was the lifting of the ban on the film with a number of clauses. Among other conditions, one major clause that has caught people’s eye is the 5crore demand clause. MNS has said that any producer who has taken any Pakistani artiste in his movie will have to pay a sum of Rs 5 crore to the Army Welfare Fund. The producers must hand over a cheque of the amount to Manohar Parrikar, Defence Minister of India.

And people aren’t pleased with this clause, and have taken to twitter and social media to express their displeasure. Tweets flowed in criticising MNS’s move.

Soni Razdan’s tweet reads

Rohan Joshi tweeted saying

Sorabh Pant

Sorabh Pant spoke against MNS asking producers to pay 5 crores (Hindustan Times)

Rajdeep Sardesai

Rajdeep Sardesai also expressed his displeasure about the decision (Hindustan Times)

Journalist Rahul Kanwal was also very disappointed by the decision and took to twitter to raise his voice

Ashwini Mushran

Ashwin Mushran spoke against this decision of MNS

Sahil Shah

Comedian Sahil Shah also against voiced his opinion against this