Bollywood in Africa
Also check out this 2005 newsreport of Islamic courts in Mogadishu shutting down “scandalous” Bollywood films. Shashank Bengali reports on the relative popularity of Bollywood films in Africa (read here). Notwithstanding such gushing reports about Bollywood’s contest with Hollywood in Africa, it needs to be put in perspective. Read my previous post Kenya, Africa, and the Indian film industry (here), I have questioned what does it mean for Africa if Indian cinema is successful there.
A kid on the streets of Fordsburg, South Africa renders a Hindi song and some choice Hindi expletives.
Link to photograph here