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SRK condemned at home, loved in Pak

SRK's comments supporting Pakistani cricketers may have irked some at home but it has made him rather popular in Pak. Pirated prints of My Name is Khan have already done business worth...

india Updated: Feb 05, 2010 18:04 IST

Shah Rukh KhanWhile Shah Rukh Khan has a tough time fighting it out with Shiv Sena over his comments supporting Pakistani players, the reaction from the neighbours, however, is different.

The star's popularity has recently shot up in Pakistan. Acording to a website, ever since SRK's remarks made headlines, the pirated copies of his film My Name is Khan started selling like hot cakes in Pakistan.

The website reports, the movie has already done business worth Rs 100 crore in the country. The film will officially be released on February 12 but Pakistani underworld gangs have released lakhs of pirated prints for Rs 90 each. The movie has also been uploaded on the Internet.