An interview of Canadian-Indian actress and producer Sunny Leone by senior Indian journalist Bhupendra Chaubey has been heavily criticised for being judgemental as well as misogynistic. While the interview was part of a promotion for Leone’s forthcoming film Mastizaade, critics slammed the journalist’s undue emphasis on her early career as an adult film star in the US for much of its duration.

Leone has been candid about her work in the adult entertainment industry in the US, before making an appearance in Bigg Boss, the Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother in 2012, which became her stepping stone to a Bollywood career. Since then, she’s had a string of commercially successful releases and commands a huge fan following, holding the distinction of being the most-Googled person in India for the last four years. Read more…

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Indians slam journalist after prejudiced interview with Sunny Leone