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Gary R. Bunt

Filmmaker under threat

Global Voices Online, Pakistani director halts release of award-winning film after receiving threats

"Renowned Pakistani filmmaker and actor Sarmad Khoosat is facing constant threats to stop the release of his film Zindagi Tamasha (Circus of Life) in Pakistan. Even after announcing that he is no longer releasing the film and cancelling the premier in Pakistan, personal threats against him continue unabated."

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