Life Hacks for a Bollywood Outsider


Life Hacks for a Bollywood Outsider

Illustration: Shivali Devalkar


n the immensely dysfunctional and nepotistic world of Bollywood, outsiders are as welcome as immigrants in Trump’s America. At a time when the road to the throne of a “lead actor” passes through “Whose BFF are you?” and hits a dead end at star sperms, no number of years spent struggling in Film City can change the fault in the stars that led to them being born a Ranaut or Sood instead of a Khan or Kapoor.

But, just like Martin Luther King Jr, they too have a dream.