nachiket wrote:^^You have completely missed the point. It is the content of the movie that is the problem. We aren't talking about just another stupid Bollywood love triangle. The aman ka tamasha nonsense peddled in these movies does affect people's perception and makes them believe pakistanis are just like us and if it wasn't for our dirty politicians, every thing would be hunky-dory. The problem is that we as a people naively lap this up.
I doubt I have missed the point as what your statement substantiates what I was trying to say. I completely disagree that people naively lap up aman ki asha stuff after watching a movie and somehow become permanently infected by some cultural virus. People are more complex than that.
Plus activists have been railing against what people consume as popular culture forever. It is a waste of time. You may as well bay at the moon.
Better to try influence - to the extent it is possible - that culture onself, rather than bemoan what one sees as shortcomings.
My last on this subject.