Joyland is the first Pakistani film to win an award at the Cannes Film Festival. The film has been garnering a lot of praise internationally and now it has been released in Pakistan today barring Punjab where the film was not released. The film has been going through a major controversy in the country with trends being made for or against it and people giving their opinions left and right whether it should release or it should be banned.
Sanam Chaudhry is a well-known name from Pakistani entertainment industry. She has a number of hits under her belt. Sanam has now decided to leave dramas for religion and she is busy studying Islam and propagating the goodness she is learning to others.
With the media uproar going on about Joyland’s release as it is also Pakistan’s official entry to the Oscars this year, Sanam Chaudhry has given her two cents. The film had to release in order to qualify for Oscars. Sanam Chaudhry has said that people should strive for Allah’s blessings and not Oscars. She also called for a ban on the movie.
After Sanam has come forward with her opinion, this is how netizens are reacting to it: