Taking a cue from what Filmmaker Karan Johar is facing currently for having a Pakistani actor as a part of his ensemble cast in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. The makers of SRK-Alia starrer, Dear Zindagi are making sure they tread carefully in such tricky situations.

Dear Zindagi will have Pakistani actor, Ali Zafar as a part of the ensemble cast in a supporting role. But sources close to the production house reveal that Ali may not feature in any promotional campaigns of the film to avoid any sort of backlash. 

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Sources close to Ali Zafar informed Mid Day, "These are unfortunate circumstances. He has no option but to make peace with it."

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As long as there are no hurdles in the way of it's release Ali's absence from the promotional campaign is justified for now.

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