Mukesh Bhatt on Ae Dil Hai Mushkil row: 'Rajnath Singh has assured full govt support'

FP Staff

Oct,20 2016 13:12 31 IST

Ahead of the release of Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Mukesh Bhatt (president of Film and TV Producers Guild), Dharma Productions' Apurva Mehta and Fox Star India's Vijay Singh have gone to meet the Home ministry to ensure full support of the release of the film.

Karan Johar himself was supposed to meet Rajnath Singh, but has not gone to Delhi on Thursday, 20 October. Instead, he may meet Singh in Mumbai on 21 October.

Before the meeting, Mukesh Bhatt had said, "I know my government will protect me. The government should have zero tolerance against violence."


Meanwhile, Babul Supriyo, Asansol MP, who was also a part of the meeting said, "MNS is a party of goons."

After the meeting, Bhatt revealed what Rajnath Singh said regarding the film's release, "He (Rajnath Singh) will request everyone to to keep law and order intact with no violence at theatres. This assurance comforts me that I dont have to be scared. He has given me 100 percent assurance. MNS is our brothers who have gone astray. They have different thoughts. We dont wanna fight with our brothers. Let bygones be bygones and lets celebrate Diwali."