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Bollywood Film Opens Under Tight Security

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Security is tight at theaters in India as a controversial Bollywood film is released Thursday. The story is about a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler, and it's generated protests from Hindu nationalists who tried to ban it in certain states.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with the BBC's Pratiksha Ghildial (@p_ghildial) in Delhi.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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