The co-director📽 of Bollywood film 'Peepli Live', Mahmood Farooqui👨 has been sentenced to 7⃣ years in prison⚖ by a Delhi court⚖ for raping a US🇺🇸 scholar on March 28 last year. The court also fined ₹50,000 on the filmmaker and ordered the Delhi Legal Service Authority🏢 to decide on an appropriate compensation💸 for the woman. He was found🔍 guilty by the court on July 30📅 for raping the American woman at his house in a drunken😔 sate. The victim's lawyer👔 Vrinda Grover, who sought strict 👊punishment for the accused, said🔈, "The foreigner was here for research work but was raped by a person she knew, who was her friend and whom she had trusted." Earlier during the arguments🗣 on sentence, the Delhi Police👮 claimed that the crime brought shame😞 to the nation🇮🇳 and had sought life imprisonment for Farooqui.