When Bollywood Spoke About AIDS Through Moviesby The Daily Eye Team December 13 2016, 4:25 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 33 secs
In a country like India, where sex is considered a taboo, a discussion on a condition like AIDS makes people uncomfortable. Let’s just say that a person infected with the HIV+ virus is an outcast. But there have been powerful stories crafted by Bollywood that have done their bit towards creating awareness and changing people’s perceptions towards AIDS. Today, the 1st of December, is observed as World AIDS Day. Let’s go back in time and see Bollywood movies that focussed on the social plight of those infected with the virus while also creating awareness on the need for empathy towards them.