Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan says industry does not objectify women

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Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan stars in the forthcoming film Race 2, a sequel to the highly successful action thriller Race.

The release comes at a time when the Indian film industry is under extra scrutiny for its portrayal of women on screen, following the reaction to the shocking case of a woman who was gang raped and murdered while travelling on a Delhi bus.

The actor, who recently married Bollywood A-lister Kareena Kapoor, told BBC Asian Network's Shabnam Mahmood that Indian cinema is not objectifying women.

Film clips courtesy of UTV Motion Pictures. You can hear more on this story on the BBC Asian Network at 13:00 GMT and 17:00 GMT on Friday 25 January.

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