“Phantom”- the new Hindi movie directed by renowned filmmaker Kabir Khan was released in India and across the world on August 28.
It faced a lot of challenges before its release worldwide. Pakistan has already banned the release of the movie last week.
The lead roles are played by Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif. The movie is based on the book ‘Mumbai Avengers’ by S. Hussain Zaidi. The movie depicts the attacks of terrorists on Mumbai and portrays the characters of the incident.
The stars are enjoying their last leg of promotion for the film throughout the country and it comes as a shock to the filmmaker when Pakistan court banned the release due to a plea filed by JuD chief and Hafiz Saeed, who is reported as the mastermind behind the Mumbai attacks.
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The producers of “Phantom” are working their way out to find how a movie can be banned before it is shown to the audiences.
The interesting fact is that there is a report that suggests the Indian Intelligence agencies and the officials of Home Ministry have expressed their desire to watch the movie.
#Phantom Fri 8.46 cr, Sat 12.78 cr, Sun 11.94 cr, Mon 4.40 cr, Tue 3.63 cr, Wed 3.31 cr, Thu 2.88 cr. Total: ₹ 47.40 cr. India biz.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 4, 2015
The filmmaker Kabir Khan is known to make films that have always attracted the eye of the critics and the government, but the banning of “Phantom” before release date comes as a blow for the filmmaker.
The officials of the home ministry and the Mumbai cops are very keen to watch this movie. They are eager to know as to why Pakistan court banned such a movie.
Box-Office Collections: The first days box-office collections is reported to be Rs 8.46 crores.
Since there no other big movie has released today, the collections is expected to be good during the weekend.
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