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MNS disrupts screening of SRK-starrer “Billu” because it insults the works of Prophet Mohammad.

From the name “Billu Barber”, barber is gone. From the movie, a song is gone. From this country sanity is gone.

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) disrupts screening of Shah Rukh Khan-starrer ‘Billu’ in Mumbai on Tuesday (February 17) for the reason that one of the songs ‘Marjaani’ in the film insults the works of Prophet Mohammad.

Aslam Bhai Khot, Secretary of the MNS speaking on the allegedly controversial lines of the song ‘Marjaani’ said, “The words in the song ‘Marjaani’ are derogatory. We have complaints from the Muslim community. We talked with the filmmakers and producers to delete the song but our efforts went in vain. We have gathered here to register our silent protest.”

Another activist of the MNS reacted, “The words in the song hurt the sentiments of the people. We have a great respect for Shah Rukh Khan. We wish he recovers quickly after his surgery. He is no more a great person now for us since the song hurts great people like Pigambar and Hazul.”

Meanwhile, the leading actor of the film Irrfan Khan speaking on the issue said, “The meaning of the song is cleared by Shah Rukh and Gulzar. The activists are creating a controversy only to drag the attention of the public.” MNS activists have lodged an First Information Report (FIR) against producer Shah Rukh Khan, lyricist Gulzar and actor Irrfan Khan saying the line from the song insults the works of Prophet Mohammad, the messenger of God.

Sena workers also staged protests and stopped screening of the movie. They protested this in signature style. Their objection is to the words ‘rab ke hazoor mein kasmein bhi khaali li, duniya ki oni boni kasmein nibhadi’ which they believe, insult the works of Prophet Mohammed.

The film produced by Red Chillies Productions, partly owned by Shahrukh Khan had to be renamed ‘Billu’ from ‘Billu Barber’ after some barber associations objected to use of the word “barber” in the title. ‘Billu’, a tale of friendship between a poor barber and his superstar friend, opened to a mixed response from the audiences today. Eros Pictures said it has distributed the film in over 1,000 screens worldwide.

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February 17, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , | 2 Comments

Minister throws files at woman officer

Finally we can say that files are “moving” in our government offices.

Nagpur: A woman officer of the Zilla Parishad in Chimur fell unconscious after a heated argument with Minister of State for Irrigation Vijay Wadettiwar, who allegedly threw files at her. She was admitted to hospital.

February 17, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs, Humour | , , | Leave a comment

Pakistan to impose Islamic law in SWAT

Oh yeah we are very close to having the taliban staring into our eyes, and am very sure that some politicians will have a reception committee to recieve them at the border.

The Pakistan government agreed on Monday to impose Islamic law and suspend a military offensive across the northwest Pakistan. These concessions are believed to be aimed at pacifying a spreading Taliban insurgency in the area. The announcement came after talks with local Islamists, including one closely linked to the Taliban. The move will likely concern the United States, which has warned Pakistan that such peace agreements allow Al-Qaida and Taliban militants operating near the Afghan border time to rearm and regroup. Meanwhile, in rare press conference, General Pervez Musharraf hit out at “those who said there is a tacit understanding between the Pakistan army and the Taliban”. He also said that weakening the ISI and the army will weaken the war against the Taliban. Newspapers in Pakistan have commented the move to enforce Islamic Law in the areas under Taliban influence. In an article, The News has said, “The horrendous situation in a region where people have suffered tremendous brutality, where girls have been driven out of schools and where people have been beheaded in public for defying the militants is one that no elected government can stand by and calmly endure.” The Pakistan Observer has said, “It is regrettable that some people adopted violent means for realization of the highly noble objective of enforcing Islamic justice system. Anyhow, the new arrangement can lead to durable peace in the troubled region.”

February 17, 2009 Posted by | Current Affairs | , , | Leave a comment