The National Threat that is Fawad Khan


The National Threat that is Fawad Khan

Illustration: Mudit Ganguly


t’s that time of the year again, when we hear siren calls for a ban on Fawad Khan and other Pakistani actors, singers, and entertainers – basically everyone who has nothing to do with the ongoing India-Pakistan tension in the aftermath of the Uri attack. In an ageless dance of absolute inconsequence, the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has yet again issued a threat of “pack up or get beaten up” that is not at all outrageous and can be considered a major step toward toughening our foreign policy.