Bollywood Baadshah Shah Rukh Khans latest outing Raees is a big hit in India and in overseas. The film directed by Rahul Dholakia was scheduled to hit Pakistani cinemas on Sunday. But, the film was on Monday banned for its inappropriate portrayal of Muslims.
As per reports, the Central Censor Board decided not to release the film in Pakistan. Reportedly, the reason behind it was that the content undermines Islam, and a specific religious sect, (It also) portrays Muslims as criminals, wanted persons and terrorists.
Earlier, the film was in turbulent waters owing to the sour relations between Pakistan and India. Pakistani artistes were banned by certain outfits in India, due to which actress Mahira Khan was not able to promote the film in India.