Javed Akhtar is in constant discussion
Javed Akhtar recently attended an event in Lahore honoring writer Faiz Ahmed Faiz, where he was told that Indians think all Pakistanis are terrorists. Javed gave a befitting reply and said that the conspirators of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack are roaming freely in Pakistan. Javed is in discussion since this statement. On the other hand, there is upheaval in Pakistan. The syllabus there are criticizing him, while he is being praised a lot in India.
‘It felt as if I had won the third world war’
Javed Akhtar while speaking at an ABP event reiterated his statement from that incident and said, ‘It has become huge, it feels shameful, it seems I should not go (for such events). When I came here, I did not know that I have come after winning the third world war. There are a lot of reactions from the people and the media. I was embarrassed, what did I say? So much has to be said, should you keep quiet?’
‘If you are not afraid here, then what will you be afraid of there’
He said that he is now receiving messages informing him that people in Pakistan are being questioned about how they got their visas and that they can now only remember the place (suggesting that they may need to apply again). will never get a chance to go back). When asked if he was scared to speak his mind while sitting in Lahore in a hall full of Pakistanis? On this, Javed said, ‘Such things, which are disputed… the country where we were born, live and will die, keep doing it, so what was the fear of going to another country for two days? If you are not afraid here, then what will you be afraid of there.
Javed had said this
Javed was addressing a gathering at a literature festival in Pakistan when he said that it was wrong to expect Indians, as witnesses to the horrors of the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai, to ignore it. That the perpetrators of those attacks are roaming free in Pakistan.
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