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Pakistan bans Indian Hindu-Muslim romance film

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Pakistan has banned an Indian film about the love affair of a Muslim-Hindu couple on the grounds that it could offend viewers in the conservative Islamic republic, officials said Friday. 

Indian Bollywood actors Sonam Kapoor (right) and Dhanush (centre) with producer Krishika Lulla (right) attend a promotional event for the Hindi film "Raanjhanaa" in Mumbai on June 20, 2013. Pakistan has banned an Indian film about the love affair of a Muslim-Hindu couple on the grounds that it could offend viewers in the conservative Islamic republic, officials said Friday.

"Raanjhanaa" was scheduled for release in June, but Pakistan's Film Censor Board refused to clear it for cinema showings.

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