Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Arrest the Bollywood Director Who Knows How Our Daughter Was Killed; PARENTS CALL ON INTERPOL TO INVESTIGATE BIZARRE RAIL DEATH CASE

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Arrest the Bollywood Director Who Knows How Our Daughter Was Killed; PARENTS CALL ON INTERPOL TO INVESTIGATE BIZARRE RAIL DEATH CASE

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Byline: SHEKHAR BHATIA

THE family of a London student killed while working on a Bollywood film today told of their agony at not knowing the truth about her death more than a year ago.

Nadia Khan's mother and father face an indefinite wait for an inquest into how the 26-year-old died last May because a police investigation in India is incomplete.

Nadia had taken time out of a media studies degree at the University of North London to work in Bombay as a film assistant to director Kaizad Gustad.

She was hit by a train while working on location for the director's latest film, Bombay Central.

But the exact circumstances of her death are still not known. The director himself - who was arrested then bailed last year - is facing a series of charges, including the equivalent of attempting to pervert the course of justice.

An inquest cannot go ahead until he faces trial. Nadia's family, from Islington, told today how the director - who is not in custody and is still making films - had left them unable to get to the truth. …

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