In a rare show of support for the local film industry, a leading Pakistani distributor and exhibitors have decided to shun two big releases --Shah Rukh Khan's Chennai Express and Akshay Kumar's Once Upon A Time in Mumbai 2 --this Eid. Distributor Abdul Rashid told PTI that they have
decided not to screen the two Bollywood movie to give a chance to four Pakistani films releasing on Eid.
"The reason is we have four big Pakistani releases lined up for Eid and this time we want to see how they fare at the box office without direct competition from Indian films," Rashid said.
Both the Indian films were slated for release on August 8 but Rashid said now Pakistani filmmakers will get a chance to screen their films, Josh, Waar, Main Huun Shahid