Bollywood film ‘Phantom’ which is based on 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai was banned from relaese in Pakistan by the Lahore High Court. The court also banned its broadcasting on the cable networks as well as sale in the form of CDs.
The film was scheduled to release on 28 August 2015
The judge also asked the government of Pakistan that if the film is banned in cinemas, what the government could do to stop it from being available in the markets in CDs, considering the fact that the Bollywood films becomes easily available in the form of CD’s in Pakistani market.
In the recent past, Saif Ali Khan’s ‘Agent Vinod’ and Salman Khan’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ were also banned from being screened in cinema halls in Pakistan.
However they are freely available on CDs and DVDs in Pakistan