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More Bollywood films overlook Pakistan amid Pulwama tensions


Devdiscourse News Desk mumbai India
Updated: 19-02-2019 14:38 IST
More Bollywood films overlook Pakistan amid Pulwama tensions

The news comes a day after the makers of "Total Dhamaal" said they would not release the comedy entertainer in Pakistan. Image Credit: Flickr

In the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, Kartik Aaryan's "Luka Chuppi" and Diljit Dosanjh's "Arjun Patiala" will not release in Pakistan. Producer Dinesh Vijan announced on Tuesday via a statement that he has cancelled a contract with the Pakistan distributor of the films, and that his banner Maddock Films will not be releasing "Luka Chuppi" , "Arjun Patiala" and "Made in China" in the territory.

The news comes a day after the makers of "Total Dhamaal" said they would not release the comedy entertainer in Pakistan. These are a spillover of the worst ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy erupted in 1989. Last week, a Jaish-e-Mohammad suicide bomber rammed his vehicle packed with explosives into a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bus on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Pulwama district, killing at 40 troopers.

"Luka Chuppi" tells the story of a couple who decide to go for live-in and how their whole family gets involved with their idea. Directed by debutant Laxman Utekar, the film will hit the screens on March 1. "Arjun Patiala" , a romantic comedy directed by Rohit Jugraj, will release on May 3.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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