Hindi film industry exposed children to alcohol, tobacco, fast-food, says study
- The study found that 93% films had at least one occurrence of alcohol, 70% showed tobacco, and 21% had branded fast food
- Tobacco and alcohol occurred more in films for older people while fast-food was prominent in movies for all audience
NEW DELHI: Hindi film industry (Bollywood), in the last two decades, has exposed audience including children to tobacco, alcohol and consumption of fast-food in its films, watching which is associated with initiation of their consumption, a research published in scientific journal PLOS One has stated.
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