28 Aug '11, 8am

Five years ago, I wrote a small piece about Aamir Khan's moustache: "Moustache in the Mirror"

Five years ago, I wrote a small piece about Aamir Khan's moustache: "Moustache in the Mirror"

In popular calendar art - ancient Indian kings, freedom fighters, and revolutionaries sport the twirled moustache. Bollywood star Aamir Khan has brought the twirl back in fashion with his last three films, as a symbol of valor and virilty. His latest offering is Rang De Basanti - about a documentary film-maker called Sue (Alice Patten), who comes from London to New Delhi, armed with a smattering of Hindi and a script. The story of her film features four gunslinger revolutionaries in the 1930s, who are played by young turks from New Delhi. Through this filming experience, the new Indian "generation awakens," and Sue's young actors move into adulthood. The subsequent death (nay, the martyrdom) of a fighter pilot shatters their dream world. A peaceful protest by the pilot's family is attacked with tear gas and sticks. The four musketeers remember the massacre of 1919 in Jalia...

Full article: http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/004130.html

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