Fighter Film Release Banned in Gulf Countries Except UAE


The Fighter Film, featuring Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, would probably not be released in all Gulf countries except the UAE. This unexpected decision disappoints fans who have been eagerly awaiting the film and many are left wondering why the denial occurred.

Hrithik Deepika’s Fighter Film to be released only in UAE among Gulf Nations

According to recent reports. Fighter failed to obtain permission from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Censors. Resulting in its denial of release in Kuwait, Qatar, and others. Regardless of being banned from detection on January 10th, 2024.  However, government communication about the ban was issued on January 23, 2024. As a result, the filmmakers face a difficult situation. Girish Johar, the movie business expert and producer, confirmed the setback. He stated, “In a setback, #Fighter has been officially banned for theatrical release throughout the Middle East.

Undoubtedly Siddharth Anand and the fighter team have suffered a setback as a result of the rejection of emit in most Gulf countries. Industry insiders surmise that the denial may have been brought about by offensive content or elements that the censors found upsetting. Though the precise reasons for the denial are still unknown. Notably, recent events show how sensitive regional censorship boards can be, as evidenced by the prohibition on Tiger 3 in Kuwait and Qatar. Fighters may lose a large chunk of prospective revenue—roughly $500k to $1 million. Although the result of GCC Censors’ denial of clearance.

Date of Fighter OTT’s release and the streaming service

Fighter has successfully obtained Netflix’s digital rights for a significant amount, despite the setback in the Gulf countries. Fifty-six days after its theatrical release, the film is scheduled to make its online debut. It complies with the standards set forth by multiplex associations. Finally, Fighter is getting ready for its January 25, 2024, worldwide release.

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