Stones thrown at crew of actor Emraan Hashmi’s movie in J&K, 1 arrested


The actor rejected reports that he was injured in the incident.


A youth has been arrested for allegedly pelting stones at the film crew of Emraan Hashmi starrer ‘Ground Zero’ in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Tuesday.

Some media reports claimed that the actor was injured in the incident that took place on Sunday when the crew was shooting in the Pahalgam area.

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However, Emraan Hashmi said the reports are “inaccurate”.

After filming ended at 7:15 PM on Sept. 18, a man threw rocks at the crew members, Anantnag police said in a tweet.

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“Accordingly, FIR No. 77/2022 was registered in Pahalgam Police Station. The miscreants were identified and arrested,” it said.

Hashmi and the film crew have been shooting for ‘Ground Zero’ in Kashmir for the past two weeks and have not encountered any problems. The incident in Pahalgam was an isolated incident and only one person was involved, officials said.

The actor rejected reports that he was injured in the incident.

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“The people of Kashmir were very warm and welcoming, it was an absolute pleasure to shoot in Srinagar and Pahalgam. The news that I was injured in a stone impact incident is false,” the actor tweeted.



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