After Cricket, Pakistan & India to Try Film Diplomacy

via www1.timesofindia.indiatimes.com

After cricket diplomacy, it’s now film diplomacy that appears to be at the forefront of Indo-Pak ties. With the first Indian film — ‘Bullet, Ek Dhamaka’ — running in theatres there, two other Indian distributors are negotiating with the Pakistan government to get approval for releases. Similarly, Bullet has been shot in Bulgaria and financed by a Bulgarian producer. The Irfan Khan-directed film has been released with five prints in Karachi and three prints in Lahore. “Pakistani’s film industry has been struggling with lack of funds. Screening of Indian films would help bring back audiences to theatres.