Between Hindi and Urdu lies....politics

Between Hindi and Urdu, lies….politics

Urdu belongs to the composite culture of India. Hindi and Urdu are supplementary and complementary. They are like sisters strengthening each other. Although Urdu had such a lasting impact on the Hindi language in the Bollywood film industry, its future does not seem to be bright. By Nazarul Islam Speaking two languages or more may […]

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The Indian in the Hollywood soup

The ‘Indian’ in the Hollywood soup!

Hindi cinema, or Bollywood—seem to be increasingly finding mainstream roles in Hollywood. And the way Indians, and India itself, (territory extended to all other countries of the subcontinent), are depicted in mainstream Western movies. And not surprisingly, the TV shows remain another story altogether – and a largely, a problematic one. By Nazarul Islam What’s […]

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