‘Pad Man’: Akshay Kumar’s film yet to be released in Pakistan

Updated:1 year ago IST

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Akshay Kumar-starrer ‘Pad Man’ is yet to be released in Pakistan. Pakistan Censor Board chief Mobashir Hasan has said the decision on NOC was yet to be taken as the film had not been pre-viewed by the Central Board of Film Censors”. A statement, posted on Hasan’s Twitter account read, “The decision to issue an NOC by the Ministry of Information Broadcasting National History and Literary Heritage is yet to be taken on the release of a foreign feature film PadMan as the film has not yet been pre-viewed by the ... Censors.” Hasan clarified in his tweet, “The decision to grant NOC to the subject film will be based on the merit and criteria of the ... Censors, not vexatious, false and irresponsible political motives being created on various media platforms on the back of the film.” Directed by R. Balki, Pad Man is based on the real life story of Arunachalam Muruganantham’s journey to make affordable sanitary napkins.

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