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Good, bad and pretty: Bollywood's favourite Muslim stereotypes

Feb 06, 2013

Good, bad and pretty: Bollywood's favourite Muslim stereotypes

Rachel Dwyer, a professor of cinema and culture in Soas, has put together a list of the popular Muslim stereotypes in Bollywood films. #FirstpostTake #Bollywood Muslims

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Good, bad and pretty: Bollywood's favourite Muslim stereotypes

Aug 31, 2014

The transformation of reel stereotype to realistic portrayal

Bollywood has long caricatured communities with staples such as the bumbling Maharashtrian cop, the kind Anglo Indian aunty, the bearded Muslim, the Parsi simpleton and the 'Madrasi' buffoon. But Hindi films might finally be growing up, says Yogesh P...