Differing with the views expressed by actor Salman Khan, Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre has backed the demand to ban Pakistani artistes from working or performing in India, saying it was need of the hour given the current strained ties between the two countries.
“We are very proud of our Army and our government for the surgical strikes (on terror camps in PoK). It was a different initiative” she said, while speaking at a special event in Mumbai.
The out-spoken former heroine explained that “the producers body has already banned them. If they’re not your friends and if you’re cutting the relations in business, every business should stop. Of course, considering the times it should be the norm of the day and should be applicable to everybody.”
Earlier, filmmakers Karan Johar, Hansal Mehta and Anurag Kashyap, among others, had expressed their displeasure over the ban call.
Description: http://ians.in/IANS_NEWS_PHOTO_MAPPING/upload/2016/08/31/655b6afad8c10a0ae9ad27995c7a3e8a.jpgThe 41-year-old actress expressed her desire to work with female directors like Farah Khan, Zoya Akhtar and Gauri Shinde.
I would like to direct a film in future, adding that “though I have been saying that I am not working much but I just realized since last two years I have been working continuously.”