27 September, 2020

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What's the one contemporary issue on which they'd want to make a film? Would they act in a Pakistani film? What could Bollywood do to foster nationalism? Lata Khubchandani talks to Young Bollywood on all things Indian.

Tribhuvan Tiwari
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Whats’s the one contemporary issue on which they’d want to make a nationalistic film? What’s a patriotic deed they have done in the last one year? Would they act in a Pakistani film? What could Bollywood do to foster nationalism? Lata Khubchandani and Namrata Joshi talk to Young Bollywood on all things national.

Rahul Bose

I would like to make a film on the time when Rajiv Gandhi became PM. Like when John F. Kennedy came to power, it was called Camelot; when Rajiv Gandhi became PM, the country was poised for something new, it was a time pregnant with hope. I am suspicious of the term nationalism. There’s a very, very fragile idea called India. The greatest task ahead for this country is to understand what that idea is. It is an idea that has certain values attached -- like being secular, being accepting, sometimes affectionately and sometimes grudgingly. The idea of India is to do with the emotional intelligence which no other people in the world...

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