Mumbai: Amid the controversy revolving around Bollywood Director Karan Johar’s upcoming film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’s, release, 12 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers, who were arrested today while they were protesting against the film’s release, have now been sent to judicial custody till 4th November.

According to reports, 12 MNS workers had protest against the film and threatened Metro Cinema owners against screening of the film.

Earlier in the day, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had said that firm action will be taken against those who will be taking law into their own hands.

On Tuesday, film producer and director Karan Johar, broke his silence on the entire controversy and said that he was hurt on being called an anti-national.

Speaking out on the controversy and threats regarding his film release, the ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ director in a video message briefed about why he was silent till now on the entire issue.

“I don’t think it’s fair to them to face any kind of turbulence on account of other fellow Indians,” Karan Johar had said.

The entire controvery started after MNS threatened all Pakistani artistes to leave India or else be ready to face consequences following the Uri attacks. MNS had protested against Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who is an important part of Karan Johar’s film ADHM. 

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil will hit theaters on October 28.