AICWA announces ban on Pakistani actors, artists after Pulwama attack

In the wake of the deadly Pulwama terror attack that claimed the lives of at least 40 CRPF personnel, the All India Cine Workers Association has announced a total ban on Pakistani actors and artists working in the Indian film industry. 

All Indian Cine Workers Association strongly condemns brutal terrorist attack on our soldiers at Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims. AICWA stands with nation in confronting such terror and inhumanity,” the notice said.

“We are officially announcing a total ban on Pakistani Actors and Artists working in Film Industry. Still if any organisation insists on working with Pakistani Artists will be banned by AICWA and a strong action will be taken against them,” the notice added.

Nation comes first, we stand with our nation,” it read.

The decision came in the wake of a terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Kashmir that claimed the lives of at least 40 CRPF personnel.

Many Bollywood celebrities have extended their support to the families of those affected in the attack.

Meanwhile, in a move to condemn the attacks, the team of Total Dhamaal announced that their film will not be releasing in Pakistan.

“In light of the current situation the team of Total Dhamaal has decided to not release the film in Pakistan,” Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn tweeted.

The cast and crew of upcoming Bollywood film ‘Total Dhamaal’ donated Rs. 50 lakh to the families of the soldiers who lost their lives in Pulwama attack.