India winking song: Actress not blasphemous, court rules

Source: BBC News

India’s Supreme Court has dismissed a case against an actress over a movie scene that a Muslim group had argued was “blasphemous”.

Priya Varrier is seen winking during a song in the video, which has gone viral in India this year.

The accusers said winking and giggling in a “sacred song” that refers to the Prophet Mohammed’s wife was “an act of blasphemy”.

The actress said that the complainants had “misunderstood” the song.

She petitioned the top court after police had registered a case filed by the group which demanded that the song be dropped from the film.

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