I think Bollywood corruption most likely has got nothing do with Sushant choosing to end his life. It might have contributed to his isolation and depression but who knows; his worlds seemed multiple. We will never know. I think I have made a mistake in the article somehow correlating the two. When my sister read the article she rightly said that social media anger , debates and blaming games are because everyone is suffering and greiving for several different reasons . So everyone is trying to find a reason behind such external losses by somehow connecting them to their personal losses. Like I have done here on my personal agenda about degradation of art.

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Keeping that aside. bad quality must be treated. This is the only way humanity will grow into higher intellects and creations- the next levels . Judwaa is bad, and so is Kaur genre because it has continued to make humans surrender to non stimulating content for the brain , not to mention the damage to social fabric by bad art. DDLJ, the cult classic of the country, starts with harassment and abuse against women, giving an absolute normalcy to the abuse, by ridiculous dialogues (Teri na bhi haan etc ) and actions of Raj towards simran — teasing her on the train etc. This is poor film making not only by its basic standards of the art itself but also the damage it does to social functioning. Such poor stories have been brought to the scenes of indian cinema. And the reason is —those are the projects selected by investors .

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Unfortunately the way we are set up, at least as of now, is on the ground of capitalism. So while personal revolutions and actions as you suggest are important, not much is going to move until capital goes into projects that accelerate the quality growth of artistic endeavors. Currently publication houses only want to fund rupi kaurs and judwaas, so audience has nothing else on their plate to taste. Until the rich and influential houses take some responsibility to introduce newer and innovative type of work, same shit is going to surface for the audience. But they won’t because it comes with a risk of the audience not liking the poetry as much as they liked milk and honey . So nothing ever changes and the cycle continues.

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Sure as artists we need to keep creating and work on our personal revolutions irrespective of what is happening in the market. And I have the most respect for that. Perhaps through those localised revolutions , a tiny species is at work. Hopefully it will survive and self conserve, for humanity to experience (even in its most invisible corners )what it is truly capable of . Sushant did.

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