India-made spy films are always banned by Pakistan.
by the banning of Saif Ali Khan's spy thriller Agent
Vinod some months ago, Pakistan has reportedly prohibited
Ek Tha Tiger from exhibition in the country.
cash in on the Eid weekend, Ek Tha Tiger was slated
to release in Pakistan this week and was expected to
fetch good income. A Pakistani distributor has gone
on record to confirm that the film won't release there
because it hasn't been granted clearance by the Pakistani
there has been no official word from the Pakistani
Censor Board, but going by the brief given by the
Pak electronic media watchdog to ban the trailer of
the film, the authorities in the country are wary
of their powerful spy agency ISI being shown in bad
light in the Salman Khan film.
his views, director Kabir Khan is quoted to have said,
"It is sad that a film promoting peace and friendship
has fallen victim to politics."
Tha Tiger was supposed to release with 35 prints in