Why can't Bollywood have Meryl Streep like opinions on its award ceremonies?
Golden Globe’s award ceremony yesterday started as any other award ceremonies. What made it different this time was the speech by
In her powerful speech, Streep said, "It was that moment when the person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country imitated a disabled reporter. Someone he outranked in privilege, power and the capacity to fight back."
Hours after her speech, she was trending throughout social media and netizens applauding her bravery. Some even went further to question why can’t
If you have seen any of the award ceremonies in Bollywood, mostly conducted by the media houses, you won’t believe your eyes, if you are watching someone getting appreciated for his/her contribution to films or is it a circus happening without the ring master. Hindi film industry is synonymous to national entertainment. And same rule applies for its award ceremonies.
But again, compared to the internationally acclaimed award ceremonies, Hindi film award shows are way different. In an interview last month, actor
If we have been fumbling to clarify, this man has driven the nail home.
Last month, Shah
Before we ask our actors to speak revolutionarily, more education is needed for the countrymen and the people who run the nation. We need to be more receptive to views that we don’t agree to and stop interfere in other people’s matter. And after we have successfully achieved the level of ‘tolerant’ Indians, we can ask the taxpaying actors to be our perfect role models.