After the IAF airstrikes in Balakot, the Pakistan government has banned Indian films from screening in their country. Pakistan’s information and broadcasting minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain issued the statement in this regard and directing the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to crack down on “made-in-India advertisements”.
“Cinema Exhibitors Association has boycotted Indian content, no Indian movie will be released in Pakistan. Also have instructed PEMRA to act against Made in India Advertisements. #PakistanTayarHai” Hussain tweeted. Post the announcement, filmslike “Total Dhamaal”, “Luka Chuppi”, “Arjun Patiala”, “Notebook” and “Kabir Singh” will not get screened.