Pulwama Attack: Salman Khan’s ‘Notebook’ and Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Kabir Singh’ to NOT release in Pakistan
The Pulwama attack, that caused the death of 40 jawans and left many more injured, had left the entire nation enraged. Bollywood too stepped in support and they decided to stop working with Pakistani artists and releasing their films in Pakistan. The makers of Ajay Devgn starrer ‘Total Dhamaal’ were the first ones to take the step.
And now, following ‘Total Dhamaal‘, the makers of ‘Notebook’ and ‘Kabir Singh’ too have decided to do the same.
As reported by Pinkvilla, Producer Murad Khetani (during a promotional event of ‘Notebook’ said that given the current scenario, they are not releasing their film ‘Notebook’ in Pakistan. Their upcoming films ‘Kabir Singh’ and ‘Satellite Shankar’ too will not release there.
‘Notebook’ marks the acting debut of Pranutan Bahl who is the daughter the Mohnish Bahl and granddaughter of Nutan. With the film, Salman will also be launching Zaheer Iqbal. Set in Kashmir, the romantic-drama film is produced by Salma Khan, Khetani and Ashwin Varde and it is slated to release on March 29.
Shahid Kapoor starrer ‘Kabir Singh’, is a remake of Telugu film ‘Arjun Reddy’, which is also directed by Sandeep Vanga. It also features Kiara Advani in a pivotal role. Jointly produced by Cine1 Studios and T-Series, the film also stars Kiara Advani in the lead. It releases on June 21.
Directed by Irfan Kamal, ‘Satellite Shankar’, produced by Bhushan Kumar, Murad Khetani, Krishan Kumar and Ashwin Varde, stars Sooraj Pancholi in the lead. It will hit cinema houses on July 5.
Apart from these films, makers of ‘Luka Chuppi’ and ‘Arjun Patiala’ also revealed that they will not release the film in Pakistan.