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Sindh bans Sarmad Khoosat’s upcoming film ‘Zindagi Tamasha’

F.P. Report

KARACHI: The Sindh Board of Films and Censor on Tuesday banned upcoming Pakistani film “Zindagi Tamasha” three days before it’s release.

A notification issued by the board said although it had previously examined and cleared the Sarmad Khoosat’s directorial film, it has now been informed that  it may create unrest within a segment of the society.

“If the film titled above is released for public exhibition, it may create un-rest within the religious segment of the society and may deteriorate and be detrimental to the peaceful circumstances in the country.

Therefore, in order to avoid such a situation, it is advised not to release the Film for PtibliC-exhibition till further decision by the Sindh Board of Films Censor. ” said the notification.

The decision to ban the film follows a similar move by censor authorities in Punjab earlier in the day.

Directed and co-produced by Sarmad along with his sister Kanwal Khoosat, Zindagi Tamasha is a bilingual movie, which has been shot in Lahore.

Written by Nirmal Bano, a fresh graduate from NCA, it features model turned actress Eman Suleman, Samiya Mumtaz, Arif Hasan and Ali Qureshi in pivotal roles, while Sarmad will have a special appearance in the upcoming film. 

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