Pakistan bans Akshay Kumar’s film Baby

- Pakistani

Bollywood film Baby that stars Akshay Kumar has been banned in Pakistan.

The film is about anti-terrorism. Confirming the ban, Bhushan said: “Yes, we got a confirmation from my distributor that it has been banned in Pakistan. I don’t know why this happened. If you watch the film, you will know we are not talking about a country, we are only talking about terrorism.”

A representative of the film’s distributor, Everready Pictures, shared the news about the film being banned “because it portrays a negative image of Muslims and the negative characters in the film also have Muslim names”.
via http://tribune.com.pk/

The film was set to release on January 23 across Pakistan. It is being heard the movie has been banned by the censor boards of Islamabad and Sindh, which are the two primary markets for Bollywood films.

In different cities of Pakistan, all the CDs and DVDs of the movie are being banned.

The cast star of film ‘Baby’ includes Rana Daggubati, Danny Denzongpa and Taapsee Pannu and was released in India on Friday.

The movie also stars well known Pakistani Mikaal Zulfiqar and Rasheed Naz who played the villainous cleric in Shoaib Mansoor’s Khuda Ke Liye.

Earlier some other Bollywood movies has been banned in Pakistan including Salman Khan’s movie Ek Tha Tiger, Agent Vinod, Tere Bin Laden, Khiladi 768, Haider etc.