Hafiz Saeed, Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief and Mumbai attack mastermind managed to get a ban on the release of Bollywood movie ‘Phantom’.Even though the government law officer called Saeed’s petition useless and asked for it to be dismissed, the government reserved the ban.There is a direct threat to the life of the petitioner (Saeed) and his associates emanating from the content of the trailer of the film.— A K Dogar, Saeed’s CounselThe movie, starring Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif, is set to be released on 28th of this month both in Pakistan and India.According to Dogar, the movie has ‘malicious and filthy’ propaganda against the Jamaat-ud-Dawah and Hafiz Saeed.Director Kabir Khan expressed surprise on the ban of the film even before the film passed the Censor Board.Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan observed that Indian and other movies are easily available in the markets after their release.It is obvious that dialogues coming out of the lips of the different Indian actors and actresses will poison the minds of Pakistani public and will portray Hafiz Saeed as a terrorist even though JuD has not been declared as a proscribed organisation. — A K Dogar, Saeed’s CounselBased on crime author Hussain Zaidi’s novel “Mumbai Avengers”, ‘Phantom’ is set in the aftermath of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks and deals with global terrorism. We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.