MUMBAI: A year after Bollywood followed Hollywood by naming male predators accused of sexual harassment, many women say they have suffered while alleged perpetrators are back in the limelight. Victims were hailed as trailblazers for speaking out, and millions of dollars were raised to support their cases. Overnight," Mohapatra said last month. The maelstrom forced Malik, who also had a molestation case filed against him in the s, to stand down last year as a judge on the Sony TV show "Indian Idol". He was later reinstated.
The story switches between the present day, where a Sikh detective Saif Ali Khan gets wind of an imminent terrorist attack on Mumbai, and the s, tracking the rise of a charismatic but ruthless gangster played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. There is blood, sex, and violence, not to mention a trailblazing transgender character. Kashyap is a maverick in Indian cinema. For 15 years, he has operated outside the commercial mainstream, writing, directing and producing provocative, relatively low-budget movies at a prodigious rate.