Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who is all set to make his Bollywood debut opposite Sonam Kapoor, has a growing fan base in India, thanks to his TV show.
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Fawad already enjoys a huge fan following back home. Keeping that in mind -- UTV -- the studio backing his upcoming movie Khoobsurat -- has decided to release the film in the neighbouring country as well. Also read: Sonam Kapoor gets too loud in Khoobsurat
Given the regulations between the two countries, not all films from India get a release in Pakistan, but a lot of them have been making their way there of late.
Fawad tells us, "I have been told that the film is releasing in Pakistan, and a deal is being worked out right now. I would be very disappointed if it doesn’t release. I owe it to my fans there. I really count on them, as they have made me what I am today."
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A source close to the production house says, "Fawad is a big name in Pakistan, and the studio would not like to miss out on the opportunity to explore this relatively new market."
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In fact, the makers are also planning to release another film -- Raja Natwarlal -- which stars Emraan Hashmi and Humaima Mailk, in Pakistan. Their recent release, Kick, got them good returns from the country," adds the source.
When contacted, a studio spokesperson confirmed the news.