Cinema chill thaws between India, Pakistan

By Jivraj Burman

Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan lifted the ban on exhibition of Indian movies early this month and Firoz Nadiadwala's "Welcome" was the first Bollywood movie to be "officially" released in Pakistan. And now "Khuda Ke Liye," in which actor Naseeruddin Shah plays a major role, is also going to be "officially" released in India March 28 for the first time

Bollywood movies may have been released in cinemas in Pakistan on and off, but the government of Pakistan officially lifted the ban on exhibition of Indian movies early this month.

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