Bollywood actress Sridevi performs during the International Indian Film Academy award show in Macau in July 2013. The actress’ recent death has resulted in a media frenzy in India. Photo: AP

Indian actress Sridevi’s death exposes TV news as all song and dance, with no substance

Amrit Dhillon says the lurid TV coverage of the iconic actress’ death reveals that entertainment is masquerading as news in India

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Bollywood actress Sridevi performs during the International Indian Film Academy award show in Macau in July 2013. The actress’ recent death has resulted in a media frenzy in India. Photo: AP
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