Mustafa Nawaz Khokar, PPP Senator, stated that the Senate Committee on Human Rights has barred the Council of Islamic Ideology from reviewing Sarmar Khoosat’s film Zindagi Tamasha. The Central Board or Film Censors has been requested to provide the panel a copy of the movie for screening.
The screening will be held on March 16, the panel will then decide whether it needs to be sent to CII for further approval. The film will be released immediately if the panel does not find it objectionable stated Khokhar.
“If we find something objectionable [in the film], we will forward it to the CII,” Khokhar said while talking to reporters. “According to reports so far, there is nothing objectionable in the movie,” he added.