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  1. Bollywood's Leading Ladies Get Political

    Amid protests over India's controversial new citizenship law and right-wing attacks on students, women in Bollywood are speaking out while their male counterparts play it safe, OZY reports. For example, Deepika Padukone, one of the world’s highest-paid actresses, is risking it all to lead the charge in decrying violence against dissent. But that means she's now more likely to appear in street protests than on the silver screen.

    Where are the men? Some analysts suggest India is undergoing seismic shifts in gender relations that have led to "a certain level of male anxiety."

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