5 times when intolerant India had a problem with Bollywood

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The multi-million dollar Hindi film industry, popularly known as Bollywood, has been troubled of late. Not by falling footfalls or depleting budgets or any of those typical concerns that plague showbiz. But by a rising ‘intolerance’ towards its stories and subjects and also the people behind them.

The latest to be hit, literally, is ace filmmaker and National Award winner Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who reportedly invited the ire of fringe religious groups in northern India for having touched upon a subject considered sacrosanct.  Read more…

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