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Protest for Gurmeet Ram Rahim stalls shooting of ‘Raazi’, Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal stuck in Patiala

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The actors of Raazi Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal are stuck in Patiala, where curfew is imposed due to convicting Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insaan. The cast and crew of the Meghna Gulzar film are stuck in their hotel and the shoot has been on hold for now, according to a report by Hindustan Times. On Friday, violence erupted in Panchkula, parts of Haryana, Punjab and even in Delhi after a CBI court’s order. Thousands of Dera followers, who had assembled in Panchkula, began indulging in arson and loot, burning police vehicles, media OB vans, government buildings and railway stations. 30 people were killed in clashes in Panchkula and Sirsa, the headquarters of the Dera, and over 200 people were injured.

“Alia and Vicky have been shooting in Patiala since August 17. The shooting was halted for two days because of the violence in Punjab. The team is doing fine. Looking at the current situation, with the verdict in the case being out today, the shooting should resume in a day or two,” a source close to Raazi told indianexpress.com. Talking about the movie actress Alia Bhatt will be seen in the role of a Kashmiri girl, who marries a Pakistani officer played by Vicky, to spy for the Indian Intelligence. Raazi is all set to hit the theatres on May 11, 2018.