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Just how real is the ‘ban’?

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The Motion Pictures Ordinance, 1979 makes no mention of it. The 1,209 ‘negative’ (or prohibited) items listed in the Import Trade Policy 2012-13 do not include this. There is no clear provision in the Punjab Motion Pictures (Amendment) Bill 2012 regarding a ‘ban’ of any kind. So, where does the bar on the screening of […]

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Film industry back in court battle

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LAHORE: Uncertainty rose on Friday in the wake of a court intervention, even after the Pakistan Film Exhibitors Association and the Pakistan Film Producers Association had cleared many of the pending issues concerning legality of Indian films. The issue began several weeks ago when Mubashir Lucman filed a petition declaring the Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO) […]

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Cinemas to exhibit both local and Indian movies

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday disposed of as withdrawn the petitions against the exhibition of Indian films in Pakistan. As the hearing started on Monday, representatives of the Cinema Owners Association and other respondents appeared before the court. The lawyers of the association told the court that the Film Producers Association and cinema […]

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