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Bollywood director says new age dawning for Indian film industry

Indian Bollywood film legend Rajkumar Hirani has recently released his new film ‘Sanju’ (Pic by: Getty Images)

By: Lauren Codling

BOLLYWOOD box office king Rajkumar Hirani believes a new golden age is dawning for the Indian movie industry as filmmakers look outside the box to tell more varied stories. “Before there was a belief that you had to have songs,” said Hirani, the man behind a string of Bollywood hits including the global sensation 3 Idiots. “Now people are completely experimenting with the subject matter.” Even those directors who continue to include songs are also exploring “much darker themes” – and still enjoying massive box office success, he said. A case in point is 55-year-old Hirani’s latest offering, Sanju, which…

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