This news is no less than an explosion for film lovers that the Pakistani Punjabi film The Legend of Maula Jatt, which is a worldwide success, is also releasing in India on December 30. If the two main characters of The Legend of Maula Jatt, Maula Jatt, and Noori Nut, are taken as a metaphor in the context of the Indo-Pak Cold War, these two characters largely depict the relationship between the two countries. When Sultan Rahi and Mustafa Qureshi’s historic duo Maula Jatt was released in the late 70s, the Bollywood film industry, including Indians, could not protect itself from the charm of this film. Especially stars like Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, and Shatrughan Sinha had expressed their desire to release Maula Jatt in India. Still, at that time the border issues and mutual political relations between the two countries did not make it possible. However, the script of Maula Jatt was also copied by Indian filmmakers. The most famous movie in this regard was Jeene Nahi Doonga. The cast included Dharmendra, Shatrughan Sinha, Raj Babbar, and Anita Raj.
Years later, ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt‘, based on the classical character of Maula Jatt, has once again attracted the Indian film audience including Bollywood, and filmmakers like Karan Johar have decided to release the film across India. is being arranged.
Although the political tension between the two countries remains bilateral relations could not be restored for the past several decades regarding the exhibition of films. In recent years, Bollywood films continued to be released in Pakistan, but Pakistani films were not allowed to be released in India and no serious efforts were made for this, but this time it seems that the cultural relations between the two countries have been restored on a bilateral level. are going to happen
Although after this news, extremists in India have started protesting to stop the screening of the film, despite this protest, Indian cinemas have started regular promotion of The Legend of Maula Jatt on their official sites.
Earlier, the release date of the film was announced on 23rd December by Zee Studios, the Indian distributor of The Legend of Maula Jatt, but on Christmas, a big Bollywood release ‘Circus’ and due to some South Indian movies, The Legend of Maula Jatt has now been announced to release on 30th December and the release of the film has also been updated on all cinema sites.
Before The Legend of Maula Jatt, Pakistani films that have been released in India in recent years include Khuda Kay Liye, Salakhain, Mohabbatan Sachiyan, Bol, Ramchand Pakistani, and Bin Roye.
Film tycoons claim that Fawad Khan played an important role in the release of The Legend of Maula Jatt, in India. Fawad Khan’s friendship with major Bollywood banners and filmmakers has made it possible for The Legend of Maula Jatt to be released on such a large scale in India.
Interestingly, The Legend of Maula Jatt‘s three actors have worked in Bollywood films and have a huge fan following there. Fawad Khan has done three films in Bollywood, Khoobsurat, Kapoor & Sons, and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Mahira Khan has become Shah Rukh Khan’s heroine in Raees. Humaima Malick’s movie ‘Raja Natwarlal‘ opposite Emraan Hashmi was also in a lot of discussions.
The release of The Legend of Maula Jatt in India is also being seen in the context that if this film succeeds in doing good business there, then other Pakistani films can also be shown in India and the crisis these days facing the Hindi film industry of Bollywood is going through, this critical period, and making a Pakistani film a place in the Indian circuit can be said to be the beginning of a new era.
The release of The Legend of Maula Jatt in India could also lead to joint film production between the regional cinema of the two countries, which would benefit the film industries on both sides.
Although the regional films of Indian Punjab do not face any restrictions regarding the exhibition in Pakistan, however, after the exhibition of The Legend of Maula Jatt in India, the series of bilateral films may be shown faster.
All these possibilities depend on the success of The Legend of Maula Jatt in India. What is to be seen is how Pakistan’s neighbors welcome the film, which has made more than two billion rupees worldwide.