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Fighter: Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone's film Faces troubles as Gulf Release Denied

Bollywood news: Fighter featuring Bollywood stars Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, directed by Siddharth Anand, is set to hit Indian theaters on January 25. However, the film's release is banned in Gulf countries.

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By Ritika Nath
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Fighter film faces troubles in release in Gulf countries

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Fighter movie News: The highly anticipated film 'Fighter,' featuring Bollywood stars Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone, directed by Siddharth Anand, is set to hit Indian theaters on January 25. However, fans in Gulf countries are met with disappointment as the movie has encountered an unexpected setback.

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Fighter Banned in Middle East

According to renowned film business expert and producer Girish Johar, Fighter has been officially denied release across all Gulf countries except the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The ban comes as a surprise, and the reasons behind this decision remain undisclosed. Girish Johar shared this disheartening news on Twitter, stating, "In a setback, #Fighter officially banned across Middle East regions for theatrical release. Only UAE will release the film with PG15 classification!"

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Despite the setback, the makers of Fighter have not released an official statement regarding the ban in Gulf countries. Fans are left in suspense, awaiting clarification on the circumstances leading to the film's prohibition.

About Fighter movie

Fighter, an aerial action thriller, is not only a showcase of Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone's on-screen chemistry but also features Anil Kapoor, Karan Singh Grover, and Akshay Oberoi. Produced by Viacom18 Studios in collaboration with Marflix Pictures, the film holds significance as a tribute to the valor, sacrifice, and patriotism of the Indian armed forces.

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In the meantime, film's trailer and songs have been receiving much love from the audiences. Adding to the excitement, Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone's sizzling chemistry have raised the bars as well as eagerness for fans to witness them together on the silver screens as they are coming together for the first time. 

While Gulf audiences may have to wait for Fighter's release, Indian audiences can mark January 25 on their calendars as the film gears up for its theatrical debut in the country. 

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