The release of the Indian movie “Raees” was scheduled to Release Pakistan Box Office on Sunday, was on Monday banned due to its “objectionable” content.
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) said the Rahul Dholakia directorial, Raees will not release in the country. [Check Out :First Look: Shraddha Kapoor plays Dawood Ibrahim’s sister in Haseena]
According to Sources, the reason behind it was that “the content undermines Islam, and a specific religious sect, (It also) portrays Muslims as criminals, wanted persons and terrorists”.[Mahira Khan: Everybody Waiting For Raees In Pakistan]
Earlier, the film was in turbulent waters owing to the sour relations between Pakistan and India. Pakistani artistes were banned by certain outfits in India, due to which Mahira was not able to promote the film in India.
Last week, Bollywood film “Kaabil” released in Pakistan after a months-long self-imposed ban by exhibitors was lifted.