Patriotic Comment of the Week: Deshbhakti Edition

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Patriotic Comment of the Week: Deshbhakti Edition

Illustration: Akshita Monga/Arré

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e’ll be honest: We really rallied for the release of Padmaavat. For a lot of us, it had come to represent a symbol on which the question of India’s freedom of expression hinged. But then again, this is Bollywood: An industry that’s notoriously used the veil of freedom of expression to churn out drivel like Tashan and Saawariya. Which gives our Patriotic Comment of the Week, a Republic Day special, a very ironic spin. Turns out, the Karni Sena was right after all. The movie was revolting – just not in the way they feared it would be.

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