Bollywood is the largest film industry in the world in terms of number of movies produced every year. However, apart from all the hits, flops and the average, there exists few brand of Indian cinema which is deliberately kept out of reach by Pakistan.
The Pakistan have set the boundaries for few Indian movies from entering their country or by releasing them late.
Chennai Express: Shahrukh Khan Fan base is no less in Pakistan when compared with India. Chennai Express was banned for some time, so that 4Lollywood movies could be released on Eid. Which is not at all fair!
Agent Vinod: Agent Vinod was banned as the movie portrayed Pakistani High Officials and spies supporting the Taliban movement. Agent Vinod a 2012 Indian action spy film directed by Sriram Raghavan and written by Sriram Raghavan and Arijit Biswas.
Ek Tha Tiger: The film’s plot of “ISI vs RAW” was something the Pakistani did not agree with. The Pakistani Censor Board indefinitely bans films which deal with terrorism and as a result of this rule, Salman and Katrina’s flick was not showcased in Pakistan.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: The National Award winning and based on the true story Bhaag Milkha Bhaag was not released in Pakistan as it showed the country in a bad light.
The Dirty Picture: A film which released in India with an ‘A’ Certificate was bound to run into trouble in Pakistan, especially keeping their conservative thoughts in mind. And rightly, Vidya Balan’s oomph was too much for the Pakistani Censor Board to handle, and the Dirty Picture was never showcased in Pakistan.
Khiladi 786:Akshay Kumar’s Khiladi 786 could not spread its magic in Pakistan, as the Pakistan government couldn’t go beyond the movie. According to the Pakistani Government, the number 786 is a sacred number and its association with a comedy film was distasteful.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan: The second hit movie of Shahruk Khan which was delayed in Pakistan. Pakistan stated that few of the dialogues were against Pakistan Army, which caused a lot of outrage. Thanks to Shahruk Khan fans who made this movie screen in Pakistan.