Lahore Premiere of Shoaib Mansoor’s ‘Verna’ Is Cancelled!

  • Verna's premiere tonight at Lahore has been cancelled due to non-issuance of certificate by the censor board.

LAHORE – The latest in the news of battle of the censor board with the makers of Verna has got the Lahore premiere of the movie cancelled.

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Sources reveal that non-issuance of certificate from the censor board has forced Shoaib Mansoor’s Verna premiere in Lahore (tonight) to be cancelled.

“The topic is rape, and the culprit is the governor’s son. The film doesn’t have to be banned, and can be tweaked and censored a bit to be deemed fit for release,” said general secretary Abdul Razzaq Khuhawar of Sindh Board of Film Censors (SBFC) earlier in the day.