Here’s Why Aamir Khan Won’t Allow ‘Dangal’ to Release in Pakistan

Pakistan’s censor board wanted to cut out two scenes involving India’s national flag and its national anthem.

According to a report in Hindustan Times, Aamir Khan has refused to release his blockbuster hit, Dangal in Pakistan.

Dangal, which has earned a whopping Rs. 385 crore at the box-office worldwide, is a film celebrating the nationalistic spirit of its female wrestlers.

According to the report, Pakistan’s censor board wanted to cut out two scenes from the film. One where the national anthem is being played in the background and another where the national flag is shown. But Aamir, as a producer of the film, refused to allow it because the film is only celebrating the female wrestler’s achievements.

This decision will, reportedly, cost Dangal Rs. 10-12 crore loss because Pakistan is an important market for Bollywood films.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

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