Saif Ali Say No surprise if ‘Phantom’ gets banned in Pakistan. No surprise if ‘Phantom’ gets banned in Pakistan Saif Ali Khan. Mumbai, August 11 (IANS) Actor and producer Saif Ali Khan on Tuesday said it would not be surprising if his next film “The Phantom,” playing 26/11 Mumbai attacks, is banned in Pakistan.
Saif Ali Say No surprise if ‘Phantom’ gets banned in Pakistan
His comment comes in reaction to 26/11 mastermind and Jamaat-ud Dawa request (Jude) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed in a court of Lahore, demanding a ban on the release of political thriller from director Kabir Khan in Pakistan. The “Phantom” team organised a press conference here on Tuesday to address the issue.
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“In regard to Pakistan, I always thought that this film would be banned in Pakistan, as there are certain issues that Pakistan bans without watching the movie or without any opinion,” Saif, whose 2012 film “Agent Vinod “It was also banned in the country, he told a news conference on Tuesday.
“We have also made films that have been approved in Pakistan. But such films are different. When films like this (Phantom), who have a realistic basis, it is no surprise to me if this film is banned in Pakistan” The 44-year-old added.
“Ghost,” which is scheduled to launch on August 28, is based on Hussain Zaidi’s book “Mumbai Avengers” have e 26/11 attacks in Mumbai and global terrorism in the background.
Kabir, whose 2012 film “Ek Tha Tiger” also in terrorism, was banned in Pakistan but whose “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” has been praised by the border, he said: “Whenever there is a political background in a movie, chances are the film will not be screened there. That’s the kind of relationship we share (India and Pakistan), as every time we ventured into a political context, problems are created.
“But the problem today is not that because you have not even seen the film. The problem today is that we really funny that a wanted terrorist has been petitioned and we are spreading poison.”
Another director, the film starring Salman Kabir “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” to launch issues also faced Pakistan. However, he managed to get a very positive response.
“Bangistan” and “Baby” some other films that were not allowed to be screened in Pakistan earlier this year.
“Phantom” writer Hussain Zaidi said.. “This man (Saeed) is a terrorist wanted by the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and India There are several issues that go against Hafiz Saeed He has not seen the movie, maybe he He has seen the trailer, and still want to make issues representing Pakistan. “
Apart from Saif, “Phantom” also stars Katrina Kaif, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub.
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