A young man takes a selfie in front of a poster of Bollywood movie Padmaavat, outside a theatre in Kochi, India. The film, which has come under fire in India, has been banned in Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia bans Bollywood film Padmaavat over negative portrayal of Muslim ruler

Last month, India’s top court allowed the movie to be screened nationwide, despite efforts to ban it in two states

Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood

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A young man takes a selfie in front of a poster of Bollywood movie Padmaavat, outside a theatre in Kochi, India. The film, which has come under fire in India, has been banned in Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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