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Meera pakistani actress fined for kissing
Published on Thursday, 24th of February, 2005 297359 Reads
Mumbai, February 21, 2005
By Our Bollywood
Reporter Ms Pooja
Meera — who recently ran for cover after receiving threats from fundamentalists
back home for the 'bold' scenes in her maiden Bollywood film Nazar — has been
slapped with a stiff fine by the Pakistan government, according to a media
The reason: Good Pakistani girls, especially those that go abroad,
"are ambassadors of the country and are not allowed to spread
The scene of contention is a kiss between Meera and co-star Ashmit
Patel in the film, directed by Soni Razdan and written by Mahesh Bhatt.
"Meera's actions were against Islamic ethics and moral values," the
report quoted a spokesman of the Ministry of Information as saying. If the
report is to be believed, the Pakistani government is also considering banning
Pakistani actors from acting in Indian films after protests over the "vulgar"
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Meera, a popular actor from Lahore, is currently in India shooting
for Nazar. She had earlier complained that she had received threatening phone
calls from people claiming to represent religious groups in Pakistan, who
protested her decision to act in Indian films.
The calls began after a still showing her in a clinch with Ashmit
Patel were circulated in December.
A number of Pakistani actors have stepped up their association with
Bollywood but Meera is the first actor to speak about such a problem. Several
Bollywood actors have also been visiting Pakistan periodically to interact with
the local film industry.
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