The rumours surrounding Raaz 3 regrding its ban in the UAE has been cleared as an official at the National Media Council said that the movie is still under review. Further clarifying the stance towards the movie, Juma Obaid Al Leem, Director of the Media Content Tracking Departure at the Council said "We didn't ban the film. We saw it once and we want to see it again. Now, the ball is in distributor's court." Meanwhile, local distributor Empire International Gulf told Gulf News that the film was "banned this week due to its adult content".