Akshay Kumar's ‘Baby’ movie today got released worldwide and acquired much appreciation by his fans, but shockingly the screening of this movie is banned in our neighbor country Pakistan by their censor board. Pakistan did not like the movie and refused to allow the screening of the film in cinemas.
The Director of ‘Baby’ movie, Neeraj Panday earlier stated that the film was not "ANTI-PAKISTAN" yet the board banned the film deeming it to have 'anti- Pakistan' theme.
Pakistan Bans CDs, DVDs and Screening of ‘Baby’ Movie
The Dawn newspaper said "Censor boards in Islamabad and Karachi have decided to ban the film because it portrays a negative image of Muslims and the negative characters in the film also have Muslim names,"You may also like: ‘Baby’ Actor Akshay Kumar to Host Savdhaan India
Not just the screening of this movie but CDs and DVDs of the film ‘Baby’ has also been banned in Islamabad, Pakistan. The film was set to be released across Pakistan cinemas on January 23, however cinemas in Karachi also removed this movie from their official websites.
Pakistani TV drama actor Mikaal Zulfiqar as well as Rasheed Naz are amongst the star cast of the movie with Akshay Kumar and Tapsee Pannu.
It’s not the first time when an Indian films is banned in Pakistan, in past Salman Khan’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ also got banned by the local censor board.