Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaai! The world of 10-minute songs, pot-bellied-and-sari-clad starlets, moustachoied heroes and lovebirds romping around the scenic hills of Bollywood was once a staple of Thai audiences _ then it was washed away by the shifting tide of pop-culture whims, and now, it has come back again in its full glory: Indian movies are playing consistently on the big screens of Bangkok cinemas.
A man in Pahurat, Bangkok’s Little India, looks at posters for Indian films. New releases of Bollywood titles are now a regular fixture at the cineplexes.
No longer a disappearing myth, King Khan and Kareena Kapoor are picking up where Amitabh Bachan and Rajesh Khanna left off years ago in the movie-going excursion of Bangkok viewers.
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