Vanishing Treasures Of Hindu-Muslim Syncretism In Hindi Cinema: The Dawn & Dusk Of The “Muslim Social”

The last of this three-part series on the vanishing treasures of Hindu-Muslim syncretism in Bollywood traces the rise and demise of the Muslim Social

Vanishing Treasures Of Syncretism In Hindi Cinema: The Magic Known As Urdu

While there isn’t a scintilla of doubt that Hindi cinema has matured and metamorphosed over the decades, it has unfortunately also lost much along the way. One of these things is its portrayal of India’s cherished Hindu-Muslim syncretism through a profusion of Urdu dialogues and lyrics.