Mahesh Bhatt's film targeted over Rahul-Headley
Activists of a regional party in Gujarat on Tuesday protested against screening of Mahesh Bhatt’s home production Tum Mile, following his son Rahul Bhatt''s alleged links with US terror suspect David Coleman Headley.india Updated: Nov 18, 2009 14:42 IST
Activists of a regional party in Gujarat on Tuesday protested against screening of Mahesh Bhatt’s home production Tum Mile, following his son Rahul Bhatt's alleged links with US terror suspect David Coleman Headley.
The protestors of the Mahagujarat Janshakti Party (MJP), gathered outside the Wide Angle Cineplex in Ahmedabad and chanted slogans against the filmmaker.
According to reports, the protestors also set off crackers inside theatres and forced viewers to vacate the premises.
The stir triggered following media reports that the mysterious name, Rahul, mentioned extensively in Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operative Headley's e-mails to handlers in Pakistan, refers to Rahul Bhatt.
Though investigators said that Rahul was not aware that Headley had LeT links, media reports suggest that it was Rahul who helped Headley rent a flat near Breach Candy hospital and the two met at a gym where Rahul was a member.
The party had earlier ransacked a theatre in Rajkot and also has plans to protest screening of the film in all single screen and multiplex theatres across the state.