The team of Akshay Kumar starrer film ‘Baby’ is currently in a state of shock. The film that tells a story about an Indian intelligence officer who is on a mission to catch a dreaded terrorist, will not be shown in Pakistan. As per the reports given in a daily, the censor board in Islamabad and Karachi have decided to ban Akshay Kumar’s ‘Baby’ because it shows a negative image of Muslims and the negative characters in the film have a Muslim names as well.
Not only have they banned the screening of the film, but the CDs and DVDs of ‘Baby’ have also been banned in Islamabad.
The film stars famous Pakistani TV actors Mikaal Zulfiqar and Rasheed Naz.
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The film was supposed to release on January 23 across Pakistan, but the theatres in Karachi had already removed it from their website, leading to all the speculation about ‘Baby’s screening.
Akshay Kumar’s ‘Baby’ was earlier quoted as not an “Anit-Pakistan” film by the director of the movie, Neeraj Pandey, yet the board banned the film in Islamabad. This is not the first time that the local censor board have banned a film. In the past, Salman Khan’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ that featured an Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent, was banned as well.
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