After the Pulwama terrorist attack at the borders of Kashmir, The All India Cine Workers Association announced a blanket ban on Pakistan artists and actors.
A statement from the AICWA stated that the organization condemns the brutal attack on soldiers.
“We’re officially announcing a total ban on Pakistani Actors and Artists working in Film Industry. Still if any organisation insist on working with Pakistani Artists will be banned by AICWA and a strong action will be taken against them,” it added.
“Nation comes first, we stand with our nation.”
— ANI (@ANI) February 18, 2019
After threats from Hindu extremist party Indian music record label T-series has unlisted songs by Pakistani artists from its YouTube channel in the wake of the Pulwama attack.
“We have verbally communicated to Indian music companies like T-Series, Sony Music, Venus and Tips Music etc to not work with Pakistani singers. These companies should stop it immediately or we will take action in our own style,” said Amey Khopkar, head of the MNS Chitrapat Sena.