For the past four years running, the most Googled person in India has been a Bollywood star who had a former career in the adult movie business. Her rise (and ours) provides key insights into “the tectonic shifts reshaping India’s cultural landscape.” Shikha Dalmia on the bizarre rise of a massively popular p*rn star in ever-prudish India.

+ Manisha Aggarwal-Schifelitte: The New Daughters of Bollywood.