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This hit Indian movie offers a chance to see an empowered everyday woman on the big screen

In India, a low-budget movie has turned into a hit that nobody saw coming. It's called "Queen" and it's the story of a young Hindu woman whose fiancé leaves her on the eve of their wedding. Rather than let it ruin her life she sets off on a charming adventure of self-discovery.

Global Scan

He became famous for fake interpreting Nelson Mandela's funeral — now he's plugging an Israeli start-up

South Africa was mortified when it discovered it allowed a sign language interpreter on stage next to world leader to sign what amounted to mere gibberish. The situation got worse when reports emerged he had been connected with criminal behavior. But the man at the center of the controversy is a star once more. That and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

How do you capture a drug kingpin without firing a shot?

Over the weekend, US and Mexican officials teamed up to capture one of the Mexico's most notorious drug kingpins, El Chapo of the Sinaloa cartel. And they did it without firing a single shot. Meanwhile, all the gunfire and violence in Ukraine finally forced its president from power and into hiding, but his time is running out. That and more, in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

This hit Indian movie offers a chance to see an empowered everyday woman on the big screen

In India, a low-budget movie has turned into a hit that nobody saw coming. It's called "Queen" and it's the story of a young Hindu woman whose fiancé leaves her on the eve of their wedding. Rather than let it ruin her life she sets off on a charming adventure of self-discovery.