Despite being the world's biggest film industry, Bollywood continues to be ignored by all major film awards festivals of the world.
For Bollywood, not all is well; some publicity comes with 'blowback'.
Does the film belong to the actor who has more scenes in the film or the co-star whose screen presence pips screen time?
The way content was consumed recently has made it nearly impossible for the trade to guess what 'films' would mean to the viewer at the next turn.
Get the popcorn ready, the fight has just started.
The actor is a victim of the rules set by the likes of him.
The film industry continues to fail in terms of onscreen portrayal of sexual harassment, especially in the shadow of its legacy of trivialising the issue.
While PM Modi excels at using Bollywood's soft power for hard messaging, his predecessors used it to supplement their own messaging.
The Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff starrer film is as far as it can be from anything that could further the cause of cinema, but that isn't something that concerns the viewer.
The movie checks most boxes in terms of factors that the West expects from the cinema it terms 'foreign'.