Aamir Khan starrer 'Dangal' not releasing in Pakistan, says distributors

The cast of Dangal

The much awaited film 'Dangal' starring Aamir Khan will not light up the silver screen in Pakistan.

Contrary to reports suggesting that Bollywood films will now enjoy a free run in the neighbouring country, the Nitesh Tiwari directed flick will not be released in Pakistan.

As confirmed by the spokesperson of the distributors of the film, any news reports contrary to this are false.

The movie is based on the life of Haryana-based wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his journey in making his daughters Geeta and Babita become world class wrestling champions.

'Dangal' initially releases in the US on December 21, 2016.

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Business Standard is now on Telegram.
For insightful reports and views on business, markets, politics and other issues, subscribe to our official Telegram channel