Five Pakistani movies to be screened in India
ISLAMABAD, May 23 2006: Five Pakistani films will be released in India next month, marking the latest breach in a four-decade cinema blockade between the two nations. The five films are Syed Noor’s ‘Daku Rani’ and ‘Majajan’, Javed Sheikh’s ‘Yeh Dil Aapka Hua’, Sajjad Rashid’s ‘Salaakhein’ and Reema Khan’s ‘Koi Tujhsa Kahan’, an Indian website Telegraph.com.India reported.
The films will be launched simultaneously in New Delhi and Mumbai on June 25 in an unparalleled 10-day mini-film festival. Pakistan banned Indian films in 1965. No movies by Pakistani filmmakers were screened in India yet a handful of Pakistani actors have appeared in Bollywood productions. Pakistani authorities allowed the release of two Indian films, Mughal-e-Azam and Taj Mahal, recently. Chairman of the Pakistan Film Producers Association (PFPA) Jamshed Zafar said from Lahore, “This is one step further towards the friendship between the two countries.
Source: B. Recorder