Salman Khan‘s Hit & Run trial was being followed not only by his Indian fans, but Pakistani fans too were glued to their Television sets. Pakistanis are known for their love for Bollywood films. They have the same love and adulation for their favorite stars as their Indian counterparts.
Salman Khan’s five-year sentence for the 2002 Mumbai hit-and-run case came as a shock not only to the actor, his family and friends and millions across India. But as Salman Khan is a hot favorite across the border too, his fans there too were stunned to hear that he has been convicted for his Hit & Run Case.
Quiet similar to it’s Indian counterparts Pakistani media too covered the case extensively. After the news of Salman Khan’s conviction broke there was pandemonium in Pakistan. All channels had Salman Khan’s sentencing as breaking news, and there was moment-to-moment coverage of what was going on at the Sessions Court in Mumbai.
Pakistani twitterati too were posting live updates about the Dabangg Khan’s impending jail term. Salman Khan was trending in Pakistan with #WeLoveYouSalmanKhan. Today when Salman Khan’s case was suspended and it became clear that the Kick star is not going to prison anytime soon. A wave of cheer spread not only in India but even in Pakistan.
Salman Khan is loved and followed in Pakistan like his very esteemed Indian film industry giant, Amitabh Bachchan, has been for decades.
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