Kathryn Bigelow’s Osama bin Laden Movie Sparks Protests in India

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Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow and her project centering on the hunt for Osama bin Laden that is shooting in India are facing a flurry of local protests from Hindu radicals.

The movie is shooting in the Indian city of Chandigarh after Bigelow
was denied permission to film in Pakistan. The Indian location is
standing in for the Pakistani city of Lahore.

But according to reports, right-wing Hindus are protesting the use of India to ape its sworn enemy.

Bigelow’s film Zero Dark Thirty centers on the hunt for bin Laden before the al Qaeda leader was killed in the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad.

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