Split Wide Open is an Indian feature film directed by Dev Benegal. It stars Rahul Bose and Laila Rouass in lead roles. The film was released in 1999 and received heavy criticism over the content shown in the film. The film touched up the issues of pedophilia, subversive sexuality in modern India and also dealt with the water conflicts in the slums of Bombay. It is considered one of the most controversial Indian films.