The Pakistani actor Shahid Khan is filmed by a cameraman during the shooting of Pashtun film Don't Pester the Poor. Photo: AFP

Romance and Kalashnikovs: Pashtun cinema reels from the blows but refuses to stay down

The influence of war and terror has made films from this region of Pakistan more violent, while the influence of the West has made them sexier

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The Pakistani actor Shahid Khan is filmed by a cameraman during the shooting of Pashtun film Don't Pester the Poor. Photo: AFP
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