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Utopia in Bollywood-Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!

Utopia in Bollywood 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!' Rustom Bharucha It is sad that we should be celebrating the century of cinema in India with a superhit so vacuous as 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun. !' a film devoid of any illusion worthy of the condition of the millions of people who are at once the primary patrons and victims of its vision. This is a film that is obviously in tune with the liberalisation' of our times, while being thoroughly grounded in the signs of a homogenised, upper class, upper caste Hindu constituency.

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