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Tiger Zinda Hai fails to get clearance from Pakistan censor board

December 14th, 2017 | by Manisha Surange
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Bollywood actor Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif’s spy thriller Tiger Zinda Hai will not release in Pakistan as it has failed to get a clearance from the country’s Central Board of Film Censors. Geo Films, which has the distribution rights for the film in Pakistan, had announced the release of the movie with the note ‘subject to censor clearance’ but its release on December 22 is unlikely now.

The very first installment, Ek Tha Tiger, was also not cleared for release in Pakistan. According to sources, the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage has refused to grant a No-Objection Certificate for the film upon CBFC’s recommendation.

“Consequently, the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage has refused to grant a No-Objection Certificate for the film upon CBFC’s recommendation. It is reported that Pakistan related scenes is the basis for the film’s non-clearance,” reported Dawn News.

The spy thriller is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Salman Khan plays the role of a RAW agent who falls in love with Pakistani spy Zoya (Katrina) and together they team up to fight against terrorists.

Tiger Zinda Hai will be released in India on December 22.

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