Tag: Muslim ethos

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  • Painting a truer picture

    Painting a truer picture

    There was a time when Hindi cinema created a Muslim ethos in a given category of films that came to be labelled “Muslim Socials.” Historical films such as Pukar,Mughal-e-Azam,Anarkali and Laila-Majnu were fictionalised slices of history glamorised to pull in the mass audience. Muslim Socials were almost always box-office hits — Chaudhvin Ka Chand and …

    September 2, 2017