‘What a shame’, Showbiz Stars condemn ban on Oscar contender film Joyland
The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting declared the internationally acclaimed film Joyland ‘uncertified’ for containing ‘highly objectionable content’.
Showbiz stars strongly condemned the ban on the film Joyland and demanded to release of the film in Pakistan.
Taking to Twitter, Sarwat Gilani who is also part of the film Joyland wrote, “There’s a paid smear campaign doing rounds against Joyland, a film that made history for Pakistani cinema, got passed by all censor boards but now authorities are caving into pressure from some malicious people who have not even seen the film”.
Sarwat further wrote, “Shameful that a Pakistani film made by 200 Pakistanis over 6 years that got standing ovations from Toronto to Cairo to Cannes is being hindered in its own country. Don’t take away this moment of pride and joy from our people”.
Actress Nadia Jamil wants the Pakistan government should ban cases of rape, extremism, domestic abuse, and Child Sexual Abuse but release Joyland.
Sanam Saeed also condemned the ban on Joyland and said Be proud of the work that our artists create not afraid.