- Baadshaho released in India last Friday
- Release of Baadshaho was postponed from opening on Eid
- The movie was delayed to avoid clash with Pakistani films
"To ensure that there was no competition for two big Pakistani films, Punjab Nahi Jaungi and Na Maloom Afraad 2, no screen was allocated for Baadshaho," an insider said. He said Punjab Nahi Jaungi was released in 1,200 screens while Na Maloom Afraad 2 opened in 1,500 screens on Eid. "With these two films capturing all the screens, there was obviously no sense in releasing Baadshaho," a well-known film distributor said.
The decision to delay the release of the Milan Luthria-directed film has resulted in good business for both the Pakistani films.
Punjab Nahi Jaungi earned around Rs 5.3 crores on the first two Eid holidays, while Na Maloom Afraad 2 box office collections for first two days stood at Rs 6.10 crores. "For the first time, both the Pakistani films got a worldwide release and did good business too," the distributor said.
Baadshaho released in India last Friday.
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