7 Indian Films Banned in Pakistan

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Tere Bin Laden (2010) - YouTube

The satirical comedic treatment of international terrorist Osama bin Laden and the subject matter of terrorism itself, as well as a fear of response from extremists led to the Pakistani censors banning this film.

Agent Vinod (2012) - YouTube

The Sriram Raghavan spy thriller referred to the Pakistani espionage agency ISI multiple times and alluded to the organisation's collusion with terror organisations led to the film being banned in the country.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) - N/A

The depiction of the Pakistani sports authorities irked the establishment in Pakistan, which led to this biopic of Milkha Singh being banned.

Children of War (2014) - YouTube

The film's depiction of human rights violations and genocide in East Pakistan during Operation Searchlight in 1971 was what led to the film being banned in Pakistan.

Baby (2015) - Disney+ Hotstar

The film's depiction of Pakistani involvement in terror attacks on India led to it being banned by the country's establishment.

Dangal (2016) - Apple TV

The scene that offended Pakistani censors featured the Indian national flag and 'Jana Gana Mana', the Indian national anthem, and the makers' refusal to remove it led to the film being banned in Pakistan.

Padman (2018) - Netflix

The film's subject matter of menstrual cycles and sanitary napkins proved to be too taboo for Pakistan's ultra-conservative establishment, which led to the film being banned in the country.

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