Pak film industry may suffer 70% loss if Indo-Pak ties worsen

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Pakistan’s film industry fears it may suffer a 70 per cent business loss if Indo-Pak ties worsen and Bollywood films are banned in the country, reports Hindustan Times.
The fear among the industry people has been growing as they feel if the situation does not improve there would be calls to ban Indian films eventually. ‘I don’t want to sound pessimistic but the truth is there has only been a boom in the cinema industry in Pakistan in the last few years because of the release of latest Bollywood and Hollywood films,’ said Nadeem Mandviwalla, a know exhibitor, distributor and owner of the Atrium chain of cineplexes. ‘I just hope the ties don’t remain tense on long-term basis, he said.

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