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‘Lion’ addresses Trump’s travel ban in new advert

LOS ANGELES, Feb 11:  Against the backdrop of the immigration ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries called for by Donald Trump, the film “Lion” has come up with an ad calling out the new US President.
The advertisement in Los Angeles Times featured Indian child actor, Sunny Pawar who plays young Saroo Brierley in the movie, reported Variety.
“It took an extraordinary effort to get 8-year-old actor Sunny Pawar a visa so that he could come to America for the very first time. Next year, that might not be an option,” the the advert read.
The Garth-Davis directed film stars other Indian origin actors such as Dev Patel and Priyanka Bose. The advertisement has highlighting that collaborating with international artists will not be an easy job for Hollywood in the coming year. (PTI)


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