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  • | November 3rd, 2011

    Eid special feature: Islam in Bollywood

    Eid special feature: Islam in Bollywood

    Bollywood’s portrayal of Muslims and Islamic culture, though clichéd and often not too positive, occasionally gets it just right – a few films have been made where justice has been done to the religion that moots values like peace, brotherhood and unity
    It is ironic that in an industry dominated by Khans, Islam isn’t depicted too realistically. While the actors morph into Raj, Rahul or Prem, only a few films manage to rightly represent the virtues of the faith. Unlike some years ago, when many Muslim actors changed their names to conceal their religion, these days they are accepted for who they are. Click here to read more