Indian film tackles rape crisis

Oct 6, 2013

Indian film tackles rape crisis

As India debates how to halt a rising tide of violence against women, two filmmakers are tackling the subject head-on with a Bollywood movie called “Kill the Rapist?” The film was inspired by the fatal gang rape of a student in the capital, New ...

'Slumdog' star Pinto aspired to be wedding planner

Mar 17, 2013

'Slumdog' star Pinto aspired to be wedding planner

Indian actress Freida Pinto, who starred in the Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire,” said on Friday that she would have become a wedding planner if she hadn’t found success in show business. Pinto, who is a former model, said “my only passion was acting” but had ...

Bollywood star: immediate change to keep women safe

Feb 24, 2013

Bollywood star: immediate change to keep women safe

Bollywood star and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has called for “immediate” action to protect women in India following the fatal gang-rape of a student that horrified the country. The vicious attack by a group of drunken men on a 23-year-old medical student ...