How and why does Bollywood promote stalking?

Cafe Dissensus Everyday

By Kouser Fathima

For a long time, Bollywood has been promoting stalking and toxic masculinity. With its huge reach and fan following, why would Bollywood do such a thing? Or why does Bollywood allow this?

For years, this phenomenon has been happening without much objection. Most of these movies have done quite well at the box office; many have turned out to be huge hits. Tere Naam, which had Salman Khan, one of the biggest stars of Bollywood, as its lead hero, was supposedly a love story, where the hero falls in love with a girl, who is not interested in him. The male lead then not only follows her but also threatens to kill himself until she is fall in ‘love ‘ with her. The movie then takes an unusual turn with a sad ending but it still went on to become a blockbuster. After the film, the…

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