The imposition of the ban on the film has evoked a strong response from Twitterati, with most slamming Pakistan for the ban - the hashtag is an overarching phrase, #BannedInPakistan.
Gurinder Chadha’s film Partition: 1947, which is based on the partition, has been banned in Pakistan. The movie is based on Lord Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India. Mountbatten had come to India to oversee the process of partition of India. The movie narrates the story of the trauma of the partition that people went through due to the division of the country, and how the events of the partition changed the lives of people. The Huma Qureshi and Manish Dayal starrer, which was released in India on Friday, has been banned in Pakistan, according to a Zee News report.
The imposition of the ban on the film has evoked a strong response from Twitterati, with most slamming Pakistan for the ban – the hashtag is an overarching phrase, #BannedInPakistan. Gurinder Chadha, while speaking at the special screening of the film had said that she hoped that people like the film. Chadha said, ”We made this film with a lot of love and effort, I hope people appreciate the film like they have appreciated the film in other countries such as UK, France, Germany and Australia,” according to an IANS report.
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The movie which has been a hit in foreign markets under the title Viceroy’s House and was expected to do well in the Indian market, but the film has only been able to make just Rs 11 lakh on day 1. The film has done well when compared to the scale on which it has been released, according to a Bollywood Hungama report.