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Screen-grab from Phantom Official Trailer - YouTube / UTV Motion Pictures

Shahnawaz Pradhan, the actor is kept underground for security reasons as he is playing the role of Hafiz Saeed in the film “phantom”. Hafiz Saeed who was the master mind of 26/11 Mumbai attack.

“Phantom” in which the lead is played by one of the Bollywood’s best actors who are ‘Saif Ali Khan’ and ‘Katrina Kaif’. The movie is banned in Pakistan after the petition filed by Hafiz Saeed in the Lahore High Court. Precautionary measures have been taken by the film
makers to keep the actor underground who played the character of saeed.

‘Saif Ali Khan’ said that “Phantom is a mix of fact and fiction. Everyone knows who was the mastermind behind the 26/11 attacks. The way Kasab was sent to Mumbai to open fire at innocent people at the railway station and hotels, similarly in the film, we dabble with
the idea of sending a guy from India to kill the person behind the bomb blasts. That is where the fantasy lies, it’s an unbiased film.
Most of the people involved in making the film are Indian Muslims and also our positions are very clear that we are Indian first.”

The film “Phantom” which has been directed by Kabir Khan was based on the novel ‘Mumbai Avengers’ which was written by S. Hussain Zaidi after five years of the attack.

As per the spokesperson of the film “The security of all our actors is revealed, there are precautionary measures being taken.”