Indian government bans smoking in new films and TV serials

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 04 August 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:323

The caption to the photograph accompanying this News article by Ganapati Mudur, was misleading (BMJ 2005;330:1468, 25 Jun). The wording gave the impression that the actor Amitabh Bachchan has a passion for smoking bidis. In fact, it is not the actor but the character Dashrath Singh who has this smoking passion. We have corrected the full text version on


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