Hollywood Culture Vs. Bollywood Culture

Watching the Oscars it struck me how liberal Hollywood is as compared to Bolywood. There are openly gay people. I suspect Milk won a few awards simply on the back of that.

Now watching Filmfare or whatever awards I have never actually seen any political speeches or even a shout out for charitable causes. It is stultifyingly conservative, even the jokes are anodyne, as if in fear of upsetting someone powerful.

There seems to be no desire to enage with the larger world, take a stand on what is right or wrong, and simply kowtowing to any idiot who protests.

Will this insularity change as we integrate more with the outside world?

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