April 21, 2006

When Bangalore went berserk

Alexander Zaitchaik, a New Delhi-based journalist, writing in Spiked-online.com about the Raj Kumar fans’ riots, observed that for two days in April Bangalore looked like Baghdad. And, to a bemused world, this fiery convulsion triggered by the death of an old actor was just another example of Indians' idiosyncratic, borderline-religious love for their movie stars…read his story

This is in contrast to the idiosyncrasy captured in a photo of a lady in grief posted by Mr. S R Suresh.

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