PM Shahbaz Sharif sets up committee to investigate 'Joyland' ban

PM Shahbaz Sharif sets up committee to investigate ‘Joyland’ ban

Islamabad: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has set up a committee to assess complaints filed against the film’Joyland’ which was banned almost a week before release in Pakistan.

 

According to the announcement, an eight-person committee will assess complaints along with the merit of decision-making.Joyland’ release in Pakistan.PM Shahbaz Sharif sets up committee to investigate ‘Joyland’ ban

It added that the committee would submit a report by November 15.

 

Salman Sufi, PM Shehbaz Sharif’s head of strategic reforms, once tweeted that he opposed the film ban. “Personally, I don’t believe in banning films that highlight the issues facing marginalized groups in our society. People should be trusted to watch and make their own minds.”PM Shahbaz Sharif sets up committee to investigate ‘Joyland’ ban

 

Celebrate the country’s ‘transgender culture’ ‘Joyland’ By Saim Sadiq is “a story of a sexual revolution that sees a patriarchal family yearn for a baby to continue their family line, while their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls in love with a star. Ambitious ladyboys.”

 

also read: Joyland: The Cannes winner to premiere in Pakistan. ‘At the right time’

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