When the first teasers of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil were out, it showed promise and created a buzz. But tables turned soon after as sentiment rose against Pakistani actors post Uri-attacks. 

While a political party in Maharashtra asked Pakistani actors to leave India, there were calls on social media to boycott the film. This was followed by a theatre owners' body refusing to screen the film.

And now, producer Karan Johar has stepped in to ensure the film has a smooth release on Diwali.

Source: Twitter

Johar released a video today where he has appealed to the Indian audience to not boycott the film.

Here's what he said:

Watch his statement here: