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Neerja starring Sonam Kapoor, based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986, has been banned in Pakistan.

Sonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja, based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986, has been banned in Pakistan allegedly for showing the country in poor light

Sonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja, based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986, has been banned in Pakistan allegedly for showing the country in poor light
In This Image: Sonam Kapoor
The ministry issued us a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to import the film and bring it to Pakistani territory but later on revoked the NOC,' an official with IMGC Entertainment said.
 

Though it was earlier advertised in some newspaper that the film is going to release in Pakistan on 19th February however Ministry of Commerce had changed their mind to authorize the import of the film

Though it was earlier advertised in some newspaper that the film is going to release in Pakistan on 19th February however Ministry of Commerce had changed their mind to authorize the import of the film
In This Image: Sonam Kapoor
Though it was earlier advertised in some newspaper that the film is going to release in Pakistan on 19th February however Ministry of Commerce had changed their mind to authorize the import of the film

IMGC Executive Director Abid Rasheed admitted that there was certain anti-Pakistan elements in 'Neerja' and it showed Muslims in negative light. “This might not have gone down well with local audiences,' he speculated

IMGC Executive Director Abid Rasheed admitted that there was certain anti-Pakistan elements in 'Neerja' and it showed Muslims in negative light. “This might not have gone down well with local audiences,' he speculated
In This Image: Sonam Kapoor
The film was never brought to us for censorship,' he said, adding the commerce and information ministry had also asked the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority (PEMRA) to ensure that 'Neerja' is not shown on cable channels throughout Pakistan

Pakistan had earlier banned big banner Indian films like ‘Haider’, ‘Phantom’ and ‘Ek Tha Tiger’. Indian films have done well in Pakistan since a ban on their screening was lifted during the tenure of former military dictator and President Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan had earlier banned big banner Indian films like ‘Haider’, ‘Phantom’ and ‘Ek Tha Tiger’. Indian films have done well in Pakistan since a ban on their screening was lifted during the tenure of former military dictator and President Pervez Musharraf
In This Image: Sonam Kapoor
Pakistan had earlier banned big banner Indian films like ‘Haider’, ‘Phantom’ and ‘Ek Tha Tiger’. Indian films have done well in Pakistan since a ban on their screening was lifted during the tenure of former military dictator and President Pervez Musharraf