The Changing Image of the Hero in Hindi Films

@article{Kavi2000TheCI,
  title={The Changing Image of the Hero in Hindi Films},
  author={A. R. Kavi},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  year={2000},
  volume={39},
  pages={307 - 312}
}
  • A. R. Kavi
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Homosexuality
  • ABSTRACT Beneath the surface of the Bollywood cinema is a percolating gay culture trying to break free, waiting for the moment to emerge from subtext into text. For now, in what we might now call a period of transition, the Bollywood hero has been (particularly in the past three decades) the focus of increased homoeroticization, with his body becoming a spectacle at every turn. Unfortunately, what has facilitated this is a veiled (and sometimes not-so-veiled) form of misogyny, in which the… CONTINUE READING
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