From Fawad Khan to Mahira Khan… when these Pakistani stars embroiled in controversies

There has always been a tense situation between India and Pakistan but no border has ever stopped art. Artists from both countries have repeatedly crossed the border for career prospects or peace efforts. Many Pakistani artists also have a huge fan-following in India. Be it actor Fawad Khan or musician Atif Aslam. Many other Pakistani actors have also worked in many Bollywood films, such as Saba Qamar in ‘Hindi Medium’ and Mahira Khan in ‘Raees’ in the lead role. However, there have also been instances when popular artists from the neighboring country made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Here are some of the artists embroiled in controversies-

Fawad Khan has a lot of fan-following in India. He was last seen romancing Anushka Sharma in Bollywood’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. But after the Uri attacks, the actor found himself in the midst of a lot of controversies. Producer Karan Johar also had to face public anger due to Fawad Khan.

Karan Johar was demanded to replace Fawad Khan and even threatened to stop the screening of the film. The Cinema Owners Exhibitors Association of India (COEAI) had itself decided that no film starring any Pakistani actor would be released in theatres.

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Fawad Khan was last seen in Bollywood in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. (photo credit – instagram @fawadkhan81)

Saba Qamar-
Pakistani actress Saba Qamar made her Bollywood debut with ‘Hindi Medium’ opposite Irrfan Khan. His acting in this film was also praised by the film critics. But she was embroiled in controversies due to the 2015 TV snippet. Actually, Saba openly made fun of well-known Bollywood actors in a chat show.

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Saba Qamar made her Bollywood debut with ‘Hindi Medium’. (photo credit – instagram @sabaqamarzaman)

Mahira Khan-
This actress, who made her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Raees’, had made a place in the hearts of everyone in India. But with Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor Mahira Khan He had to face a lot of criticism and trolling after a photo of him went viral. He was linked with many Bollywood A-listers. Due to the tension between the two countries, there was also a demand to replace him in the film ‘Raees’.

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He made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Raees’. (photo credit – instagram @mahirahkhan)

Veena Malik-
Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who has also been an anchor of a Pakistani news channel, called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “snake”. He made this statement on Prime Minister Modi’s meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, due to which he was widely condemned.

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Got fame from Bigg Boss. (Photo Credits – instagram @

Pakistani actress Meera started her career in Bollywood with the film ‘Nazar’ in 2005. Actor Ashmit Patel was in the lead role with him in this film. She was part of a major controversy when a non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against her for “illegal and un-Islamic marriage”.

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Meera was seen in the film ‘Nazar’. (Photo Credits – instagram @meerajeeofficial)

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