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Realism is a far cry in new age Bollywood: Javed Akhtar

Realism is a far cry in new age Bollywood, says veteran lyricist-scriptwriter Javed Akhtar, who feels the depiction of the common man in today's films is misleading and the quality of songs has deteriorated.

bollywood Updated: Dec 02, 2011 01:22 IST
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Realism is a far cry in new age Bollywood, says veteran lyricist-scriptwriter Javed Akhtar, who feels the depiction of the common man in today's films is misleading and the quality of songs has deteriorated. "Where's realism in today's films? Maybe yesteryear films were more dramatic in treatment, but they had more realism. They had a common man's depiction the way the common man was," Akhtar says.

First Published: Dec 01, 2011 19:00 IST