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Celluloid Politics

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Sandip Roy
Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri on the campaign trail with Narendra Modi in the 2014 Indian general election.

India as we know it is a young nation, formed during the era of cinema and television. When at first those forms of media seemed the ideal way to promote peace between all of the different Indian religious factions, now the relationship seems fractious.