Pakistan Stops Showing Indian Movies Over Kashmir Tensions

October 1, 2016 12:14 PM

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Pakistani cinemas have stopped showing Indian films after India banned Pakistani actors from its movie industry amid soaring tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals over Kashmir.

Nadeem Mandviwala, who owns nearly a dozen cinemas in Karachi and Islamabad, said Saturday that he and other distributors have agreed to stop showing Indian films until relations improve. He says the ban is a private initiative.

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