Last week, the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage prohibited the screening of Indian films in Pakistan around the upcoming Eid holidays.
The moratorium period was to be observed starting from two days before Eidul Fitr and Eidul Azha, up until two weeks after. However, the decisions has now been reduced to just one week after the Eid holidays.
The initial decision was taken so as to promote the local films which are releasing on Eidul Fitr. These include Mahira Khan-starrer 7 Din Mohabbat In and Javed Sheikh’s Wajood.
The recently revised notice states,