Pak film set for simultaneous release in India for first time ever

July 15th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI  

London, July 15 (ANI): A Pakistani film that tell the real-life story of a boy who strays into the Indian side of the border by mistake and is put behind bars, will be released simultaneously in India and Pakistan.

This will be the first time that a movie hit theatres at the same time when it releases on August 1.

Titled Ramchand Pakistani, the films has already won the praise of critics on both sides of the border.

Indian actor Nandita Das, who also stars in the movie, said that it would certainly help Indians know more about Pakistan.

“They know a lot about us through Bollywood but we don”t know them enough,” the BBC quoted her, as saying.

Producer Javed Jabbar, a former cabinet minister in Pakistan, insisted that the movie was not about politics, but about the plight of the child and his parents. (ANI)

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