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.