We saw the trailer of the Salman Khan starer Race 3 a few days ago. The film still remains as one of the most keenly anticipated summer releases in Bollywood, we hear that Race 3 might just have a tough time releasing across the border.
Reports state that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in Pakistan has issued a notice temporarily banning the release of any foreign and Indian films from two days before Eid to until two weeks after the holidays.
According to Pakistan Ministry, this temporary ban to foreign and Indian films comes after local filmmakers, distributors, artists and producers complained that local films face stiff competition from Indian and Hollywood movies that release during the festive season. With this move, the Pak Ministry wants to promote local cinema which given the limited screen count and facing issues with recovering their investment.
There is no clarity on the release of Race 3 in the overseas market, it remains unclear whether Race 3 will release in Pakistan this Eid.
Race 3 also stars Anil Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah, Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem and Freddy Daruwala.