Pakistan censor boards deny Rakesh Roshan's claim of Kaabil getting green light

Published: February 1, 2017
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Rakesh Roshan. PHOTO: BOLLYWOOD BUBBLE

Rakesh Roshan. PHOTO: BOLLYWOOD BUBBLE

While distributors are still in talks about Raees‘ future in Pakistan, Kaabil is most likely to release in the coming week.

Expressing his excitement to DNA, Kaabil producer (no pun intended) Rakesh Roshan said, “I got a call from one of my distributors in Pakistan, Satish Anand, who is currently in India, saying that they all liked Kaabil so much there that they got ONLY Kaabil cleared at the censors.”

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He added, “It will be a solo release in Pakistan from tomorrow or day after. They wanted the message of Kaabil given by Hrithik and Yami to spread and reach everyone in Pakistan. It’s a very nice step and a historic one towards increasing friendship between the two countries. I hope it grows bigger every day!”

However, it seems like both distributors and Roshan are way too excited about the release as local censor boards aren’t even aware of any such development.

” We have only received Ae Dil Hai Mushkil as of today and Kaabil is likely to be submitted to us by tomorrow, hence we have not cleared the film,” Mobashir Hasan, Chairman Central Board of Film Censorship told The Express Tribune.

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Secretary of Sindh Censor Board Abdul Razzaq Khuhawar said that they have received the film but are yet to watch and come to a consensus regarding it. ” We should have a verdict by the tonight,” he told The Express Tribune.

Sources in Punjab Censor Board have also confirmed that they had not received the film until the filing of this report.

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Reader Comments (4)

  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Feb 1, 2017 - 6:20PM

    Dangal and Kaabil should be given priority over pirated Norcos.Recommend

  • Ali
    Feb 1, 2017 - 7:44PM

    May peace prevail and both countries appreciate each others talents Recommend

  • Rebirth
    Feb 2, 2017 - 5:21AM

    Only films with Pakistanis in lead roles were allowedRecommend

  • Kulbhushan Yadav
    Feb 2, 2017 - 8:51PM

    Pakistanis caught lying again. This movie is released in Pakistan. Recommend

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