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The Following is a List of Indian Bollywood Movies Banned in Pakistan:-
“TERE BIN LADEN”:
The 2010 – Hindi Movie ‘Tere Bin Laden’, starring the ‘Pakistani Pop-Singer-Actor- Ali Zafar’ is with a story dealing with the controversial issue of Al –Qaeda Chief Osama Bin Laden.
According to the ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/ CBFCP, the movie is said to contain ‘vulgar &objectionable dialogues’, abuses and derogatory remarks about Pakistan.
So, the movie ‘Tere Bin Laden’ was banned in Pakistan, as the movie might lead to riots and attacks by the extremists and terrorists.
Is a 2010- Hindi ‘Sports (Kick Boxing)’ Movie, based on ‘American Martial Arts’- ‘Best of the Best, is directed by ‘Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan’, starring debutantes Aanaahad and Shraddha Das, along with many veteran actors.
The story of the movie ‘Lahore’ is about an ‘International Kick Boxing Tournament’, in which the Indian Boxer defeats the Pakistani Boxer and the ‘Pakistani Boxers’ agitate and attack the Indian Boxers and the audience.
The ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/CBFCP banned the movie ‘Lahore’, as the plot of the movie portrayed the Pakistanis in bad light and because of some of the scenes and dialogues in the movie were against the Pakistanis.
“DIRTY PICTURE” :
The 2011- Hindi Movie ‘Dirty Picture’ is based on the real life of South Indian / ‘Tamil Glamourous Actress Silk Smitha’, starring Vidya Balan, considered to be the Sex Symbol of Bollywood.
The Movie ‘Dirty Picture’ was certified by the ‘Central Board of Film Certification’ /CBFC in India under ‘A’ / ‘Adults Only’ Rating.
The ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/ CBFCP termed tha movie-‘Dirty Picture’ as ‘Bold and Vulgar’ and totally banned in Pakistan.
The 2012- Hindi movie-‘Khiladi 786’, starring the ‘Khiladi of Bollywood’- Akshay Kumar, Asin, Raj Babar and Mithun Chakraborty is directed by Ashish R Mohan.
According to the ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/CBFCP, the use of the sacred number of Muslims ‘786’ in a comedy movie acted by a ‘Non-Muslim’ (Sikh) Indian Actor was considered to be hurting their Islamic sentiments.
The movie ‘Khiladi 786’ and its promo were totally banned in Pakistan, immediately after launching of the movie’s posters in Pakistan.
“EK THA TIGER” :
The 2012- Movie- ‘Ek The Tiger’ starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif is a movie with a story of altercations between the ‘The Research & Analysis Wing’/ RAW of the Foreign Intelligence Agency of India’ and ‘The Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence’/ISI of Pakistan.
According to the ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/CBFCP, the movies with themes on ‘Anti-Terrorism and against Pakistan’s National Institutions and Security Agencies, are against the national interest of Pakistan and they are to be banned by them.
The ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/CBFCP, had declared the movie ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ as problematic and banned the movie in Pakistan.
“AGENT VINOD” :
The 2012 movie- ‘Agent Vinod’, an Indian Action Spy Movie, starring Saif Ali Khan and directed by Sriram Raghavan, is with a plot establishing that the ‘The Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence’/ ISI of Pakistan as an ‘Anti-Indian’ element.
The Pakistani High Commands and Spies have been shown in the movie ‘Agent Vinod’, to be supporting the ‘Talibans’ in setting off a ‘Nuclear Bomb’ in New Delhi, India.
According to the CBFC of Paikstan, the movie ‘Agent Vinod’ contains controversial references to the Pakistani Spy Agency – ISI.
So, the movie ‘Agent Vinod’ was banned in Pakistan a few days before the scheduled release of the movie by the ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/CBFCP.
“BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG”:
The 2013 -Hindi movie ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ is based on the real story of the Indian Athlete Milkha Singh, who became the ‘Flying Sikh of India’.
The movie ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ is a good ‘Motivational and Inspiring Movie’ of and in India, about a common Indian coming up in life by improving upon his talents.
According to the ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/ CBFCP, the movie ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ does not portray Pakistan in good light.
Also there is a dialogue in the Movie delivered by Milkha Singh (Farhan Akhtar): “Mujse Nahin Hoga, Main Pakistan Nahin Jaaungaa”, meaning -“I cannot do it; I will not go to Pakistan”
So the movie ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ was totally banned in Pakistan.
‘David’ is a 2013- Indian Hindi Action-Thriller Movie, directed by Bejoy Nambiar, starring Tamil Actor Vikram, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vinay Virmani, Tabu, Lara Dutta, Monica Dogra and Isha Sharvani.
According to the ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/CBFCP, the movie ‘David’:
- Is against the reality of Pakistan and the Religion of Islam and
- Has shown the Muslim ‘Muharram Procession’ totally in a wrong way, without respect for the ideologies of the Muslims.
So, the movie-‘David’ was totally banned in Pakistan by the ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/CBFCP.
It is notable that, the Muslims in India also had expressed their displeasure about the movie and demanded for the removal of the contents objectionable to them from the movie -‘David’, for the same reasons quoted by the ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/CBFCP, while banning the movie in Pakistan.
‘Raanjhanaa’ a 2013- Indian Hindi Romantic Drama Movie, directed by Anand L. Rai, starring Tamil Actor Dhanush, Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol, is the first Bollywood Movie of Dhanush.
The story of the movie ‘Raanjhanaa’ is about the one sided love of a Hindu boy with a Muslim Girl.
The ‘Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan’/CBFCP totally banned the movie ‘Raanjhanaa’ in Pakistan, as the Muslim Girl in the movie is shown as falling in love with 2 Hindu boys, which is against Islam.