Shah Rukh Khan’s Blockbuster ‘Pathaan’ Finally Set to Release in Bangladesh on May 12

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Pathaan: A Blockbuster Hindi Film Finally Set to Release in Bangladesh

Shah Rukh Khan’s blockbuster film ‘Pathaan’ is finally getting ready for its release in Bangladesh on May 12. The news has already created a lot of buzz in the neighboring country, and advanced ticket sales have started in several cinema halls across Bangladesh. Importing Hindi films has always been a demand from cinema hall owners in the country. Now, that demand is finally being fulfilled with the ‘Pathaan’s release.

The Release of ‘Pathaan’ in Bangladesh

After months of confusion and delay, the much-awaited Hindi film, ‘Pathaan,’ is finally releasing in Bangladesh on May 12. The film will be released in 38 halls across the country. This news has brought immense joy to Bangladeshi fans of Shah Rukh Khan, who have eagerly waited to see their favorite actor’s latest film on the big screen.

The Demand for Hindi Films in Bangladesh

The demand for Hindi films in Bangladesh has always been high. The popularity of Bollywood films has grown tremendously over the years, and many Bangladeshi cinema hall owners have expressed their desire to import more Hindi films. However, due to the country’s independence in 1972, Bollywood films were banned from cinemas in Bangladesh in a bid to protect the local movie industry.

The Release of ‘Pathaan’ and Its Impact

With its release in Bangladesh, ‘Pathaan’ is set to create history. The film is the first Hindi film to be released in Bangladesh post-1971. This release will set the precedent for more Hindi films to be released in the country, fulfilling the demand of Bangladeshi cinema hall owners and Bollywood fans alike.

The Success of ‘Pathaan’ in India

‘Pathaan’ was released in India on June 25, 2021, and quickly became a blockbuster hit. The film minted over Rs. 1050 crore in the worldwide box office, breaking all previous box office records. The film’s success in India has created high expectations for its success in Bangladesh as well.

The Eager Response of Bangladeshi Fans

Ever since the advance ticket sales started in Bangladesh, there has been a frenzy surrounding the Bollywood film. According to reports, some of the show tickets are already sold out, indicating the high level of anticipation and excitement surrounding the film’s release. With the e-ticketing system in place, cinema hall owners can easily calculate how many tickets have been sold.

The Relaxation of the Ban on Hindi Films in Bangladesh

Earlier this year, a consortium of 19 Bangladesh film associations decided to allow Hindi-language films to release in the country and suggested that 10 Indian films should be released in a year. ‘Pathaan’ is one of the ten films approved for release in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh film censor board cleared the film last week, and it is now set to release in cinemas across the country.

The Conclusion

The release of ‘Pathaan’ in Bangladesh is a significant moment for both Bollywood and the Bangladeshi film industry. The film’s release sets a precedent for more Hindi films to be released in the country, fulfilling the demand of cinema hall owners and Bollywood fans alike. The immense popularity of Bollywood films in Bangladesh has been a long-standing fact, and ‘Pathaan’s release is set to cement this fact further.

FAQs

  1. Why were Bollywood films banned from cinemas in Bangladesh?
  • Bollywood films were banned from cinemas in Bangladesh in 1972 to protect the local movie industry.

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