In Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena constrained cancellation of Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali concert. The Sena activists likewise said they wouldn’t permit any Pakistani actor, entertainer or cricketer venture on Maharashtra’s soil. Responding to the threat, numerous Bollywood celebrities who were available at the premiere of the stage musical The Beauty and The Beast, said arts and culture ought to be avoided from politics.
Director Anurag Basu said, we don’t have the foggiest idea about the sort of plan or reason or example behind it. There were a few movies which released, so where were they around that time. They’ll fall silent again following a year, there is no consistency. Director Kabir Khan said, I feel that arts and culture ought to be avoided from politics. Politics kept at its place and culture trade is at its place or above political issues. There are various actors, singers and entertainers from Pakistan in our industry. They are a pivotal component and they ought to be permitted to keep being a part of it.
Actor Emraan Hashmi said, there should not be any limits on creativity. we see many number of international stars performing and there shouldn’t be any limits to that. Creativity shouldn’t be smothered, everybody should arrive to express. Actress Nimrat Kaur said, it’s a free world and the delight of being an artist is that you can perform anywhere and reach out people all over nations. I originate from a democratic bow and I don’t underwrite any kind of hindrance on artist having the capacity to perform anywhere. So it is extremely tragic to hear this in any part of the world.