Zaira Wasim: Man jailed for molesting feeble Bollywood actress

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Crimes against women have been in the spotlight in India in recent years A 41-year-old Indian businessman has been sentenced to three years in prison for molesting a former Bollywood actress on a flight in 2017.Vikas Sachdev was accused of repeatedly moving his foot up and down her neck…

Bollywood and Lollywood come together in Scottish film

Image copyright Elysee productions Image caption Elysee Sheikh stars in Sacch, a Pakistani film set in Scotland A new film shot entirely in Scotland has brought in talent from Pakistan and India to showcase the best of Bollywood and Lollywood movies, according to its director Zulfikar Sheikh.He said he had produced 17 serial dramas for…

Has #MeToo changed Bollywood?

The #MeToo movement came to India more than a year ago, and Bollywood was one of the first industries to be hit by allegations of sexual harassment and assault. It all started when a 10-year-old allegation by actress Tanushree Dutta against a Bollywood actor resurfaced – and it drew both attention and support. Several other…

Panipat: The Bollywood strive against over a 400-year-aged war

Image copyright Panipat film Image caption Sanjay Dutt (R) plays Afghan leader Ahmad Shah Abdali The argument over a 400-year-old war began in a modern way: with a tweet.“Death strikes where his shadow falls,“ wrote Sanjay Dutt, the veteran Bollywood actor who plays the Afghan leader, Ahmad Shah Abdali, in the film Panipat, which opened…