Mumbai: Pakistan government has asked cable operators to refrain from screening promos and reviews of the upcoming Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer Bollywood film ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ saying this movie has portrayed ISI in a bad shape and it is aimed at tarnishing the image of its top intelligence agency.

It is reported that a letter issued by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, the country`s media regulatory watchdog, to all satellite TV channels and cable networks said that ‘Ek Tha Tiger’, set for world release on August 15, is "reportedly based on the activities of ISI and Indian intelligence agency RAW".

“Besides, the plot of the story revolves around Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency with the objective to tarnish the image of state owned institution," the letter said.

The governing body asked cable operators to "refrain from airing promos/reviews" of the movie till it is issued a no-objection certificate by the Central Board of Film Censors of Pakistan, according to reports.

Kabir Kahn directed Ek Tha Tiger features Salman as a Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) agent who is sent to Pakistan to keep an eye on a college professor's activities, who is suspected of selling missile technology secrets to Pakistan. In this movie Katrina kaif will be seen playing Salman’s love interest.

dding to this, in March, Pakistan censors board had banned Bollywood movie "Agent Vinod" on the ground that it portrayed the powerful ISI in an unflattering light.

(JPN)

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