LHC adjourns hearing of petition challenging exhibition of Indian films

LHC adjourns hearing of petition challenging exhibition of Indian films
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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) adjourned hearing of a petition, challenging exhibition of Indian films in Pakistan, till December 6 and sought final arguments from the parties.

Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi heard the petition filed by film producer Sohail Ahmad Khan, who is a member of the

Pakistan Film Producers' Association.

As proceedings commenced, the petitioner's counsel submitted that the release of Indian films in Pakistan had an

adverse effect on the local film industry. He submitted that as per law, the screening of Indian films was banned in

Pakistan. However, despite the ban, the Indian films were being released illegally, he added.

Cinema Owners Association and others filed their replies to the petition during the proceedings.

At this, the court adjourned hearing till December 6 and sought final arguments from all parties.

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