Interview: More masala, please: ‘Bollywood formulas, Hollywood genres’

Posted: February 2nd, 2016

LAHORE: “Hindi film is predicting its demise since the beginning. Every year producers who have had failures tout that the industry is finished due to television, dvds, changing technology and that there is a need to modernise. And then a Dabangg comes along. Films have to keep changing otherwise people will get bored,” said Rachel Dwyer, Professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema at The School Of Oriental and African Studies. India, Dwyer added, was the only country that preferred its own cinema and where different kinds of movies are produced to keep a diverse population happy and engaged.

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