‘Peepli Live’ co-director convicted of rape


Mahmood Farooqui

Over a year ago, Mahmood Farooqui was accused of rape. The ‘Peepli Live’ (2010) co-director was arrested in Delhi in June 2015. BizAsia has come to know that he has now been convicted.

Farooqui was accused by an American woman of raping her while she met him for research during her trip to Delhi. Farooqui and his wife Anusha Rizvi have maintained his innocence throughout.

He was convicted in a Delhi court.

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