India rupee ban: Film star Ravi Babu takes piggy to bank
A south Indian film star has caused a sensation after being photographed standing in a bank queue with a live piglet tucked under his arm.
Ravi Babu said the piglet would star in his next film called Adhigo, which translates from the Telugu to "there".
Long bank queues have become common after 500 and 1,000 rupee notes were banned in a crackdown on corruption.
"I was taking it to a computer graphics lab when I realised I didn't have money for fuel," Mr Babu told the BBC.
"I stopped at the ATM but had to carry it myself because it squealed when my production... read more
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