Pakistan Censor: Dhoni Biopic Not Banned


M S Dhoni: The Untold Story, which depends on the life of Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, has not been banned in Pakistan, as indicated by the spokespersons of the Central Board of Film Certification.

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They claim the Neeraj Pandey-directed film was never imported to Pakistan for certification.

This has come after media reports showed that the film has been banned and boycotted by Pakistan in countering to the dangers given by India's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to Pakistani artistes.

"In what manner would we be able to boycott a film that is not been submitted for confirmation? The neighborhood merchants have not by any means connected for the No Objection Certificate of the film," said Central Board of Film Censors' Chairperson Mobashir Hasan, reported The Express Tribune.

"We affirm each film remembering Pakistan's uprightness, security and sway. According to our principles and directions, we attempt our best to take each choice on legitimacy," Mr Hasan included.

Inquired as to whether the board has gotten a particular guidelines about Indian movies, Mr Hasan said: "So far nothing has been imparted to us. We are functioning according to ordinary schedule. Just a week ago, we endorsed Banjo without recommending a solitary cut, giving it a Universal rating."

Sindh Board of Film Censors Secretary Razzaq Khuhawar reverberated the estimations.

"The Indian media is depicting it wrongly. We put stock in rivalry as it enhances the nature of Pakistani movies too. We haven't been told to boycott or blue pencil movies with regards to the unfriendly circumstance," Mr Khuhawar said.

"We affirmed Banjo a week ago with a "U" rating yet the crowd didn't care for the film and it's continuously being expelled from screens. That is people's preferred gatherings, not our own. We have not been coordinated to limit any film," he included.

IMGC Entertainment, the circulation organization that should bring M S Dhoni: The Untold Story to Pakistan, ruled against bringing in it because of rising strains between the two nations.

"We wouldn't have any desire to discharge anything that can irritate the present circumstance of the two nations. Dhoni is India's legend. So it's dangerous," the organization's media and promoting director Sabina Islam said.

At present, Bollywood movies like Banjo and Pink are playing in Pakistan's theaters.

M S Dhoni: The Untold Story, featuring Sushant Singh Rajput as the hero, will discharge in India on Friday.

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