Bollywood actress "saddened" by treatment of gay community in India

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Celina Jaitly. OHCHR@PHOTO

The Bollywood actress, Celina Jaitly, says she's "saddened" by the treatment of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in India.

Ms Jaitly, who is also a human rights equality champion for the United Nations, was in New York for the launch of a Bollywood-style music video made with the UN human rights office.

The video called "The Welcome" is part of the "Free and Equal" campaign to promote tolerance of LGBT people.

She's been talking to Daniel Dickinson.

Duration: 3’57″

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