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    A Handy List Of 6 Things Bollywood Should Start Doing In 2017 (And Beyond)

    "What else do you expect from a Bollywood movie?” is a defeatist, cynical refrain. It's time we expected way more.

    1. Stop conflating "masala" movies with “anything goes”.

    2. Work harder on plot, characterisation and internal logic.

    3. It’s 2017. Treat female characters like actual people or go home.

    4. Stop. Plagiarising. Already. My. God.

    5. There's a fine line between cultural pride and xenophobia – stop crossing it.

    6. Let’s portray ourselves more accurately.