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Veer-Zaara miffed Musharraf summons Chopra

rediff Entertainment Bureau | April 15, 2005 21:48 IST

Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf wants to meet Bollywood producer-director Yash Chopra when the General visits India on Saturday.

 

Sources in Islamabad say Musharraf is very upset with the story of Veer-Zaara, which was produced and directed by Chopra.

 

In the hit movie, Shah Rukh Khan plays an Indian Air Force officer who falls in love with a Pakistani girl, and is illegally imprisoned in a Pakistan jail. After 22 years, a Pakistani lawyer (Rani Mukerji) rescues him.

 

Musharraf recently told a senior editor that Pakistan had never arrested or kept in confinement any IAF officer. The Pakistan President found it unfair of Chopra to 'show Pakistan in bad light.'

 

Chopra has been sent a special invitation for a dinner on April 17 at 8 pm in New Delhi's Taj Mansingh hotel.

 

The dinner is organised by Aziz Ahmed Khan, Pakistan's high commissioner in India, for select personalities from varied fields.

 

Musharraf is expected to convey his displeasure to Chopra in person.


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Sub: ooh Musharaf sir!

oh.. Mushi saab, This is much better than your act of carrying AK-47s behind white(peace) flags.


Posted by Padmanaidu





Sub: Blast - Dawood and Tiger Memon all that pains you or not

Want to ask Mr. Prez(pak) if loss of innocent life pains you or not? Everything is right in name of Islam ? That is why ...


Posted by Sudharm Shiv





Sub: miffed so soon???

mr. musharaf, its not important 4 u to get miffed a t a movie which was fictional. and yeah did somebody not tell u that ...


Posted by kk





Sub: UPSET ON VEER ZAARA

what the hell if he is upset by a film, ask him to leave India asap, or imprison him here till he get some light ...


Posted by ashwin venugopal





Sub: Who cares?

Who cares if he likes it or not?? Ask Mr. Mushharaff to tighten his nuts and bolts


Posted by Babitha




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