Deccan Chronicle, October 7, 2017

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/kollywood/071017/can-fandom-be-justified-always.html

Charu Nivedita feels, “It is all because of the slavery mindset we have. Actors are demi-gods here. We didn’t just get this mindset post colonial era; even before that we were ruled by kings and that’s the status we give the actors here. This is an Indian phenomenon. This couldn’t have happened anywhere else.”

He adds, “What’s more bothering is that the way Dileep was received when he got bail. It’s his legal right and it is true that he is not guilty yet, but he’s being celebrated as some freedom fighter who got out!”

 

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