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India, Higher Education and Bollywood

The Mumbai film factory has transformed itself from an escapist to a more insidious entity, and the State now conspicuously approves of its "messages". The film 3 Idiots proposes that children of household employees can become inventors without being able to imagine the journey from their origins. It thereby imagines higher education without considering the level of primary education made available to children of such a class. This mirrors the disproportionate attention given to higher education by the government, which regards the public increasingly as a clientele, segments of which can be served "viably".

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India, Higher Education and Bollywood

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