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Does Bollywood movies normalise stalking in the name of romance?
Bollywood movies normalise stalking in the name of romance.
In an Indian patriarchal society, women are objectified and treated as "things" rather than people. Bollywood movies just add to this.
Indians idolize Bollywood stars and love to emulate them. So, if a star is seen stalking someone in a movie, it becomes the new normal.
There is a thin line between stalking and wooing which Bollywood tramples over.
Most Bollywood movies are directed by
and reinforce the stereotypes they already believe in.
Most people know the difference between what is an unrealistic film plot and what is acceptable in real life.
Movies are a reflection of the society. They would not show something which wasn't already happening in society.
What may be romantic for one person may be crossing a line for another.
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