A Pakistani vendor stands alongside a poster of Indian Bollywood film Raees at his shop in Karachi. Pakistan’s ban on the Bollywood thriller sparked a social media backlash after the film was denounced for portraying Muslims as "terrorists". Photo: AFP

Pakistan’s forbidden romance with Bollywood

India and its neighbour have had a historically tumultuous love affair in the world of cinema, often torn asunder by real-world border tensions. A recent attack in Kashmir has their film-industry romance once again on the ropes

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A Pakistani vendor stands alongside a poster of Indian Bollywood film Raees at his shop in Karachi. Pakistan’s ban on the Bollywood thriller sparked a social media backlash after the film was denounced for portraying Muslims as "terrorists". Photo: AFP
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