MEA grants visas to Pakistani actors Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Ali

Ever since the Uri attack last September, Indo-Pakistan relations have deteriorated due to incendiary statements and cross-border firing by Pakistan.

MEA grants visas to Pakistani actors Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Ali

While the border tensions continue between India and Pakistan, the Indian government has issued visas to Pakistani actors Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Ali.

This comes after Pakistani actors Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan had to return to their country in the face of threats from far-right political party Shiv Sena. Ever since the Uri attack last September, Indo-Pakistan relations have deteriorated due to incendiary statements and cross-border firing by Pakistan.


However, the Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday granted visas to Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui and actress Sajal Ali so they can complete the filming of their movie in the country.

"In September, following the Uri attacks and the surgical strikes, Sajal and Adnan's visas were rejected several times. Now they have obtained a visa for a month and will be flying to Delhi to shoot the final scenes and a song in February," the Mumbai Mirror quoted a source.

Sajal and Adnan will shoot for Mom, a woman-centric film produced by Bollywood diva Sridevi. The actress will also portray the film's titular character. Adnan will play the role of Sridevi's husband while Sajal will play her daughter.