Posted on April 24 2013
The distributors and exhibitors in Pakistan have left the movie "Chennai Express" starring Shah Rukh Khan and "O nce Upon A Time In Mumbaai - 2", starring Akshay Kumar. Both were slated to be released on the day of Eid, August 8, in the country.
The reason cited is that the filmmakers want SST Pakistani four of his films, Mera Naam Ishq Khuda Afridi War and earn more fame that Indian films. Abdul Rashid main distributor, which controls a large part of the supply chain across the border, and has been in contact with the producers of Chennai Express and Once Upon ..., UTV and Balaji, respectively, the decision production both chambers.
Expressing disappointment at the events, a source said: "The theaters in Pakistan conceive higher income movies Hindi So very sad that this time, they did a boycott UTV and Balaji filmmakers tried to reason, but to no avail ... "
According to trade sources, restricting Pakistan to these two films lead to an estimated loss of Rs 20 crore.
When contacted Mumbair Abdul Rashid, told Mirror, "Yes, we do Chennai Express premiere Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai -. 2 in Pakistan Our government wants to protect the interests of the Pakistani film fraternity.
"He added:" We have no objection to two films scheduled for August 15. But piracy has reduced business prospects of the two films by then, "Rashid said though:." We can not dominate the decision of our Government "UTV and Balaji were not willing to comment on development ..