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Can't expect Bollywood to stand up for politics in India: Kalki

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Actress Kalki Koechlin on Friday said can't be expected to stand up for the political scenario in

Commenting about the issue of Pakistani actors working in India, Kalki said at the Today Conclave here: "is not an NGO. You can't expect them to stand up for the politics of this country. At the end of the day, it's a business. Although there are ways to keep speaking about these issues."

At the session, she spoke about her documentary "Azmaish", which looks at and Pakistan outside the context of conflict and instead focuses on the struggles of commoners in both the countries.

The documentary saw Kalki collaborate with Pakistan-based filmmaker Sabiha Sumar.

Kalki said two things that unify India and Pakistan are cricket and

"Bollywood is huge in Pakistan. People recognised me because of 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'. Even with India, a lot of us are unified because of movies. People of northeast India speak Hindi because of Bollywood," she said.



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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 17:56 IST