The WikiLeaks Bollywood anti-terror conspiracy

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December 20, 2010
Mother Jones
by Emily Loftis  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"Kurbaan starts just like any other Bollywood flick: An unknown woman is irritated by an unknown man who'll eventually win her heart. In this case, the man tricks her and takes the cab for which she was waiting in line. But this film is not your typical Mumbai-based song-and-dance production: It's a heavy-handed action film ... and a cautionary tale for terrorists! And according to a WikiLeaked State Department cable, it may be the product of a conspiracy between American diplomats and Bollywood bigwigs to propagate an 'anti-extremist genre' in Indian films." (12/18/10)  

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