Four men were arrested in the suspected gang-rape and murder of a Telangana vet whose burned body was found last week. Former Bollywood star and lawmaker Jaya Bachchan is under fire for promoting mob-justice after saying rapists should be lynched.
India is the biggest film industry in the world in terms of movies made with nearly 1,800 titles released in 2018.
India's PM Narendra Modi tags Bollywood stars, cricketers and politicians in a torrent of tweets, urging them to inspire people to vote in upcoming general elections. Meanwhile, opposition Congress promises jobs for women if it is voted to power.
The first time Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta accused her co-star of sexually harassing her a decade ago, she was threatened with violence – and then ignored. But now her accusations appear to be emboldening women to speak out at last.
Tanushree Dutta, a Bollywood actress and former Miss India, said in press interviews this week that Nana Patekar, a veteran actor who is now 67, had harassed her on the sets of a film in 2008.
Based on the acclaimed book by Vikram Chandra, Sacred Games hopes to win over not only the domestic audience but also Netflix's Western fans.
Salman Khan, who was sentenced to five years in prison on the charges of violating Indian wildlife laws by killing endangered blackbuck deer, is appealing his conviction in a 20-year-old case.
Khan was convicted of shooting two rare blackbuck deer in a western India wildlife preserve in 1998.
The international entertainers receive the Crystal Award, which is given by the World Economic Forum to artists who make a positive change in society.
The actress, who began her career in the 1970s, died of a heart attack in a Mumbai hospital on Thursday.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on a three-day visit to India where he expressed his intention to cement ties with New Delhi in all areas, with a particular focus on bilateral trade.
The 66-year-old actor, who received as much acclaim in the West as he did in Bollywood, died of a heart attack.
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