After 'Chandni Chowk', Nepal enacts tougher film laws

Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Nepal, a major market for Hindi films, has now come up with tougher regulations for foreign films, close on the heels of banning Bollywood comedy "Chandni Chowk to China" for wrongly saying India was the birthplace of the Buddha.

"We had been proposing in the past that foreign films that are shown in Nepal undergo the same international criteria elsewhere in the world," said K.P. Pathak, Nepali film director and member of the state-run Nepal Film Development Board (NFDB).

"We were influenced to take it up strongly after the 'Chandni Chowk to China' incident."

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