Salman Khan should be taught a lesson: Shiv Sena

Published: October 1, 2016


Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan has faced a backlash soon after he came out in support of Pakistan artistes being threatened to leave India.

Indian nationalist political party Shiv Sena said on Saturday that Salman should migrate to Pakistan if he liked Pakistani actors so much. Shiv Sena leader Manisha Kayande said, “Salman Khan needs to be taught a lesson. If he has so much love for Pakistani artists, he should migrate there.”

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Expressing disapproval of the actor’s statement, leader of the Indian hardline organisation Subhash Desai said, “This maybe Salman Khan’s matter, but the stand of Shiv Sena is clear that the country which has taken up enmity with us, killed innocent people and infiltrated borders at several areas, we do not think it’s appropriate to maintain relations with any artists or players from that nation.

“These are feelings of the nation and only patriotic people can understand them,” The New Indian Express reported. “Salman Khan should take the advice and counsel of his father, Salim Khan,” he added.

Addressing the media on Friday, Salman had said, “Pakistan actors are not terrorists. They come with valid visa.”

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MNS leader, Raj Thackerey also joined the bandwagon and stated that Salman should be taught a lesson.

“If he feels so much for these actors, then he should take a Pakistani permit and work there,” Thackeray said while addressing a press conference in Mumbai, reports The Indian Express. 

He further added saying, “They may not be terrorists but how do you know that they are not informers who are passing information from here to there.”

“More than the actors, these producers and directors are to be blamed. I think they will not understand unless we stop watching their films,” Raj said.

Earlier, the Bollywood actor had taken one step ahead to ensure that ADHM and Raees released peacefully. Salman who often lands himself in hot water over controversial statements, did what no one else yet had for Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan’s upcoming releases.

According to reports, the Sultan star called up Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray to request him to put an end to the entire brouhaha surrounding the release of ADHM and Raees. The Indian nationalist party had called for a ban on Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Raees after the Uri attack as the fims feature Pakistani actors in pivotal roles.

This article originally appeared on The Indian Express

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Reader Comments (10)

  • Bunny Rabbit
    Oct 1, 2016 - 12:23PM

    But this time SK is right . why blame artists for anything . In fact I say welcome all artists / engineers/ docs/ accountants from Pak to work in India. this way they will enrich our culture and society .Recommend

  • shehryar bukhari
    Oct 1, 2016 - 12:30PM

    Sick Indians
    Alas pak could’ve had a better enemy Recommend

  • Ali
    Oct 1, 2016 - 1:23PM

    Knew he would get that migration advice! It was never about India Pakistan it was always a Muslim Hindu thing. Other celebs have said the same thing but when Salman said it he has been asked to migrate. Funny!Recommend

  • Lodi
    Oct 1, 2016 - 1:55PM

    Indians are like a frustrated, inferiority ridden and introvert village school teacher who is always bent on teaching lessons to his pupil by threatening themRecommend

  • Aun
    Oct 1, 2016 - 3:05PM

    Lets exchange salman khan with adnan samiRecommend

  • Parvez
    Oct 1, 2016 - 3:08PM

    Its very simple Salman Khan has it right……and Shiv Sina has it wrong.Recommend

  • Parvez
    Oct 1, 2016 - 3:08PM

    Its very simple Salman Khan has it right……and Shiv Sina has it wrong.Recommend

  • XY
    Oct 1, 2016 - 5:07PM

    They claim to the one of the fastest growing economy but their mind remain in the gutterRecommend

  • Arnica Khan
    Oct 1, 2016 - 7:43PM

    I strongly agree with Salman. We are all humans despite the Country we find ourself in. It is arts that is been discussed not torroism. Salman is talking on behaf of his fellows artists not torrists. Shvi Sina leave Salman alone that is nothing wrong with what he said,please.Recommend

  • Ali
    Oct 2, 2016 - 6:00PM

    We love Salman Khan, Amitab Bachchan and many others without differentiating between religion or nationality. We will never ask Amitabh to get out of Pakistan like the way they have shut doors on Fawad Khan. Please note an eye for an eye will make the whole world blind. Only shows Indians have not gotten over the Pakistani phobia. Recommend

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