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Why our almost all 70's movies use to curse all rich people and praise poor people?? And most interestingly the most rich actor like Raj kapoor use to do so mostly. Why??

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Asked by Google Maharaj, 06 May '10 03:00 am
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The then buyers market warranted that in the wake of Indira's sociolism [still in preamble of contitution,as then amended ].Even laws promulgated inthat era were tainted favouring employees/labourers/tenants.It was a fashion to stand for the cause of poor people whose leadership emerged from rich and affluent class ,be it communists.Raj-kapoor knew the nerves of time especially in the wake of time of Russian friendship.I during my hitch-hiking trip to Europe in 1072,found translated verson of song "awara hoon.."quite populer in communist countries.India then stood recognised as such,through those presents of signs of time.
Answered by vishwabandhubajpai, 06 May '10 05:20 am

 
  
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Well real reason you can find in Mitrokin Archives ;-) , That was era of Cold War and Soviet Union was spending huge money to propogate Soviet ideals and communism . KGB payed a lot of slush money to 3ed world politicians , writers , fil makers etc to influence public opinion and steer them away from America.

It is not a coincidence that some of the trashy Raj Kapoor movies were so applauded in Sovient Union, Basically Applause there was kind of stage managed by USSR.

Many years after breakup of USSR , KGB Archives were made public and it came in to light that many congress leaders including Natwar Singh then an influencial politican was on KGB payroles. Interestingly while western countries showed interst , No one in India wanted to touch this pandora's box.

In todays world the situation has changed a bit , Movies are now funded with underworld money so you can see a lot of glorification of underworld gangsters in those kind of movies from Mahesh Manjrekar and Sanjay Dutt. A ...more
Answered by Batao Na, 06 May '10 09:36 am

 
  
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The masses make the movie hit or flop.............so the movie makers generally projected them and there woes in there movies.................and generally the interests of the rich and poor are at conflict................so they had to show how the rich were exploiting the poor and the system.......it was true to a certain extent in reality
Answered by gaurav shokeen, 06 May '10 04:49 am

 
  
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It was the theme those days
filling theater halls with audience identifying themselves with hero
Answered by anil garg, 16 May '10 11:28 pm

 
  
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Haven't you noticed, even today the trend continues...?
Answered by Dil Se, 06 May '10 08:39 am

 
  
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