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Friday, July 19, 2024

When Indians were featured in Pakistani cinema

We cannot overlook the notable attempts in the last 15-20 years among Pakistani filmmakers to give prominent role to Indian artistes in their films. Following are some of them

“Indian films, Pakistani actors. We patronise their art, they discard ours. We give their actors opportunities, they respond by banning our films.” These lines form part of a long phraseology that justifies keeping artistes from the other country at bay. They also reflect a deliberate ignorance about the common cultural fount from which artistes from both sides of the Radcliffe Line draw their inspiration.


To read full article click on this link: The Hindu