ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed social media platforms to block the upcoming “sacrilegious movie” titled The Lady of Heaven according to a press release issued by the regulator.
According to the press release, the regulator has asked social media platforms to remove said said movie, which is deemed “sacrilegious” and PTA has received several reports regarding the matter.
PTA has identified 336 URLs containing the promo of the movie titled The Lady of Heaven and has been reported them to different platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter etc. for immediate blocking of all content related to said movie.
Press Release: PTA has approached social media platforms for removal of trailers regarding sacrilegious movie titled “Lady of Heaven". pic.twitter.com/TwpnmlH4AH— PTA (@PTAofficialpk) January 3, 2021
The Lady of Heaven is about an Iraqi child, in the midst of a war-torn country, learns the importance and power of patience. After losing his mother, the child finds himself in a new home, where a loving grandmother narrates the historical story of The Lady and how her suffering as the first victim of terror spun out of control into the 21st century.
Husaain Ashmere, the executive producer. said that the movie has been made in accordance with Islamic Tradition and no Holy Personality was portrayed by an indiviual.
“There are 250 films on Jesus Christ, 120 films on Moses, 80 about the other prophets, 40 films on Buddha and nine films about Mary, there are none about the life of Lady Fatima, the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad,” the executive producer told Deadline.