Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees won’t release in Pakistan Raees has been a big success in India
Eastern Eye Staff
Pakistan’s censor board has not cleared Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan-Mahira Khan starrer Raees for release in the country after finding the film’s content and theme objectionable. “The portrayal of Muslims is negative and the film’s content undermines Islam, and a specific religious sect, (while also) portraying Muslims as criminals, wanted persons and terrorists,” an official source in the censor board said. The distributors of Raees, Hum Films had last week submitted the film to the censor board for clearance to release in the Pakistani cinema halls after the government allowed screening of latest Bollywood movies last week. A official…
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