India's New Comic Book Hero Fights Rape, Rides on The Back of a Tiger

Two years ago this day, a 23-year-old woman was brutally gang-raped on a moving bus in New Delhi. Three days later she died from her injuries. The incident pushed millions in the city and all over India to protest the widespread violence against women. The protests led to tougher laws and empowered women to stand up against sexual violence.


The story of a brutal gang-rape in India inspired Ram Devineni to create the superhero Priya.


And one man was inspired to create a comic book superhero.


Ram Devineni, a New York-based filmmaker, gave life to Priya, a survivor of gang rape who seeks to stop violence against women.


Date added: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 9:15pm