The 34-year-old’s suicide sent shockwaves across Bollywood and beyond, sparking calls for mental illness to be taken more seriously.
A number of famous actors have either failed to condemn bigotry in their own country or have advertised skin lightening products.
Several movie actors labelled "hypocrites", including Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Deepika Padukone, and Disha Patani, for their anti-racism social media posts while having featured in ads for skin fairness products.
Organised by Bollywood directors Karan Johar and Zoya Akhtar, the show will be live-streamed by Facebook and pay tribute to workers fighting the pandemic.
India's film industry will take at least two years to recover financially from coronavirus pandemic, putting at risk tens of thousands of jobs, industry experts and insiders say.
Celebrated Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor died after a two-year battle with leukaemia, as Hindi film sector experiences a second blow following the death of Irrfan Khan.
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.
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