“Baby is not an anti-Pakistan film. In fact, it has three Pakistani actors who play very important roles. See, some elements in Pakistan can be wrong but a whole nation cannot be wrong. Terrorism has no religion, and we believe that religion and country are two different things,” said the film’s director Neeraj Pandey.
Bollywood ‘Baby’ film is slated for release on January 23, cinemas in Pakistan bear no signs of the film on their website schedules or ‘coming soon’ tabs. The local distributor of the film said its fate will be decided by the censor board tomorrow (Thursday) .Source – Dawn News. Pakistani TV drama actor Mikaal Zulfiqar and villan of Shoaib Mansoor’s Khuda Ke Liye, Rasheed Naz are also part of this film.
Most recently, the board banned Haider which recasts the Shakespeare play Hamlet into an Indian counter-insurgency against Kashmiri militants fighting for independence or to join Pakistan. Previously the local censor board has also banned Salman Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger, Saif Ali Khan’s Agent Vinod, Ali Zafar’s Tere Bin Laden and many others.
Talking about the film, producer Bhushan Kumar said, “Baby will be our first action-thriller and it is definitely a unique film. It has an edginess, fast-paced action sequences and has been shot par excellence.”.
The film stars including Akshay Kumar, Rana Daggubati, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, Taapsee Pannu, Mikaal Zulfiqar and Madhurima Tuli.