The committee recommended it was essential to take necessary action in stopping the release of the film in cinema halls and multiplexes as it could cause communal violence and damages to public and private property and a serious law and order situation
"We have not shown a Pakistani girl in a bad light. We request the government and Pakistanis to watch the film in totality and then pass their judgement," Avani and Ruhi said. The country has reportedly banned the movie over a controversial dialogue delivered by Avani, who plays a model hailing from Lahore
Lahore High Court judge Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan issued the order to ban the release of the film, starring Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif, in the theaters in Pakistan after hearing the arguments of Hafiz Saeed's counsel and the government law officer
"I just feel that the government shouldn't play nannies to all of us. We're all grown up individuals. One is not saying that everything about porn is right, it's not. And there are lots of things where steps need to be taken. There definitely needs to be a very strong stand to curb child pornography," Mr Khan said
"You are pale, you are dark, you are brown or you are black there is nothing called fair. So stop using this humiliating word and I think the government should ban these products and I have actually said no to many such products and that's why you see me in very few endorsements," Kangana said
"The screening of the film is likely to evoke strong emotional reactions leading to public display of conflicting emotions. The government cannot allow the chain of actions and reactions to pose a threat to peace and social harmony of the state," a press statement from the government
Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor has used the fading telegram service to urge the government to ban the import and sale of cosmetics that are tested on animals.
Director duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna's D.K.'s Go Goa Gone has got a clearance certificate from the Goa government, but the movie hasn't got a green signal in Kuwait and Nepal.
Acting swiftly after government lifted the ban on his Tamil movie Vishwaroopam, Kamal Haasan withdrew his petition before the Madras High Court challenging the ban, a move that could see the early release of his mega-budget movie.
Kamal Haasan's Rs. 95-crore thriller Vishwaroopam is not yet playing in theatres in Tamil Nadu today, despite the Madras High Court rescinding a ban on the film in an interim order on Tuesday.
Reacting to the Tamil Nadu government's decision to ban screening of Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam in the state, filmmaker Sajid Khan said cinema cannot create communal divide or hurt anybody's sentiments.
Supreme Court today upheld the ban imposed by the Tamil Nadu government on the release of the movie DAM 999.