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Sonik 1 Upasana Sonik English 122SA Prof. Ghosh February 15, 2009 Short Response: Lage Raho Munnabhai In his review Nothing Gandhian About It , Ajit Duara argues that it is ridiculous that a genius like Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has to be brought down to an idiotic level as Munnabhai the don. Moreover Duara argues that after seeing this film, people will believe that Gandhi was exactly the way he was portrayed in the film. However, on the other hand, Duara does not realize that this movie is of a certain comedy genre and not a biography of Gandhi. By using a powerful figure as Gandhi, the movie helps an average person relate to Gandhian traditions and values. Duara believes that Gandhi has been “dumbed down to the astoundingly moronic levels of Lage Raho Munnabhai, ” however that is not true. Just because Gandhi’s spirit was one of main supporting actors in this movie, does not mean that
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Sonik 2 he has been portrayed in a role inferior to him. By placing an important figure, such
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