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Despite the British Board of Film Censors approval to screenWaarin the UK,Director Bilal Lashari reveals it could take up to two weeks for the movie toofficially release.

Waarhas been approved for release with no cuts. However, it will take 10 to 15
days to release because we are negotiating with distributors, Lashari tellsThe
Express Tribune.
The number of screens, cities and locations are still being finalised.In anearlier interview, Lashari said that he was gearing up for the internationalrelease ofWaar, and was in talks with various distributors.The Pakistani film has grossed Rs190 million since itsrelease on EidulAzhaalongside Bollywood flick Boss. Boss closed at Rs40 million at the local boxoffice.

There has also been some speculation about the films release in India. Bilal
Lashari said, I have not approached anyone specifically for distribution in India. Given the theme of the film and the perception that Waarshows India as cause of nations problems, the director says, I have no idea how people willreact, but it would be great if it ends up being screened. A lot of people are sayingits never going to happen.

The movie was released on 42 screens across Pakistan and beat the box officerecord for an opening day take of Rs11.4 million.It is an action/thriller and drama film, written by Hassan Waqas Rana and starsPakistans actors, Shaan Shahid and Shamoon Abbasi. The storyline has beeninspired by the war on terror in Pakistan and its effects on the world, but with astylised interpretation of it.

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