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Taare Zameen Par, Race to be released in Pakistan

UTV, which released Taare Zameen Par and Race in India, will release both the movies in Pakistan on March 28.

entertainment Updated: Mar 24, 2008 13:25 IST

UTV, which released Taare Zameen Par and Race in India, will release both the movies in Pakistan on March 28.

Siddharth Roy Kapoor, UTV executive vice president marketing, distribution and syndication, told IANS Saturday that while the Pakistani censor board issued a universal certificate (U) for Taare Zameen Par without any cuts, it ordered a few minor cuts in "Race" before granting it a universal/adult (U/A) certificate.

Both the films, for which UTV has worldwide distribution rights, are being released in 15 cinemas each in five major Pakistani cities.

Geo TV and Egar Films are UTV's distribution partners in Pakistan.

UTV had also released Goal in Pakistan earlier and the movie, according to Kapoor, earned more there than from the UAE market.

Now with Taare Zameen Par and Race, UTV is the only Indian company to have three releases in a row in Pakistan.

"I am confident that as in India, both the movies will do fair business in Pakistan as well though the exhibition sector of the film industry there is in the doldrums right now," said Kapoor.