The Salman phenomenon

Four eminent writers present their perspective on Salman Khan, his fans and the post-verdict debate.

Updated - April 02, 2016 08:52 pm IST

Published - May 08, 2015 03:35 am IST

The Bollywood actor was held guilty of all counts in the 13-year-old case.

The Bollywood actor was held guilty of all counts in the 13-year-old case.

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But he is an honourable man

Anil Dharker The movie supercop who beats up a dozen villains single-handedly fled from the scene of crime.

>In films and real life

Basharat Peer Cosying up to the ruling party and always playing the good cop are just some things the star did.

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In Salman they trust

Baradwaj Rangan A fascinating new documentary shows us what Salman means to an India that’s not quite shining.

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The colour of money

Satish Nandagaonkar The Bollywood superstar is a highly bankable name in an industry that's going through bleak times.

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