The South Indian stereotype
As SRK and Deepika board the Chennai Express this week, I anticipate an avalanche of stereotypes (and bad accents) thus perpetuating a strong Bollywood tradition of depicting South India in racist light. Here is a look at some of the South Indian stereotypes from down the ages.
[Knowledegable Chennai crowd, please excuse as this is an academic treatise.]
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