Padman director R. Balki greeting the audience at a recent screening of the film in Beijing. Photo: HY Media

Why Indian films like Dangal and Toilet are so popular in China: similar problems

  • Indian director R. Balki says recent successes are because Indian and Chinese cultures, especially their conservative rural values, can be very similar
  • ‘Dangal’ especially sparked a wave of Indian-movie fever
Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood

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Padman director R. Balki greeting the audience at a recent screening of the film in Beijing. Photo: HY Media
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