What impact does the multi-billion dollar film industry have on women in India?
Bollywood’s multi-billion dollar industry has massive reach but can it shape gender norms in India? Seductive musical numbers stir debate about whether portrayals of women bleed into real-life relationships. Industry critics argue these films reinforce an unhealthy gender dynamic while others say its impact is overstated. Does Bollywood have a social responsibility?
In this episode of The Stream, we speak with:
Aseem Chhabra @chhabs
Madhur Bhandarkar @mbhandarkar268
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