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Awards nominations for Pakistanis!

DNMUM381025 | 1/11/2017 | Author : Subhash K Jha | WC :197



The Filmfare awards nominations are just out. A lot of eyebrows have shot up as at least three Pakistani names are part of the list. Fawad Khan, for his performance in Shakun Batra’s Kapoor & Sons, and two singers Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Atif Aslam have been short-listed. All richly deserved. But isn’t the honour shamefully ill-timed? Also, a little silly given that the actors are currently banned from working in the country. Nor are they likely to arrive to collect the awards if they do win.
A prominent filmmaker, whose films have got a staggering number of awards in the past, says he will neither attend nor accept any awards at a function where Pakistani artistes are welcome. “It’s a matter of self-respect. We are not welcome in P
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