Pakistan’s dilemma – Bollywood or bust?

Usman Ghafoor at the BBC:

_40601648_desertedcinema2203bodyPowerful figures in the Pakistan film industry are desperately trying to step up pressure on the government to allow screening of Indian movies in Pakistan.

They say this is the only way the country’s comatose film industry can be revived.

The ban was imposed after the Indo-Pakistan war of 1965.

“The local film industry has proven itself to be completely unable to meet the demands of the local market,” says studio owner and producer Shahzad Gul.

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