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Sting operation gone wrong?

In a publicity video with a cause, actors Rani Mukerji and Vidya Balan conducted a ‘sting’ operation on a producer who was asking a female actor for sexual favours in return for a role in a film.

bollywood Updated: Jan 07, 2011 16:28 IST
Aaron George
Aaron George
Hindustan Times
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In a publicity video with a cause, actors Rani Mukerji and Vidya Balan conducted a ‘sting’ operation on a producer who was asking a female actor for sexual favours in return for a role in a film. Now, detractors wonder if they went too far for publicity. Argues director Rajkumar Gupta, “The marketing done by UTV is in sync with what the film is trying to say — the importance of fighting for women’s rights.”

First Published: Jan 07, 2011 12:28 IST

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