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Sanskaar, rape, revenge and Alok Nath

In what world does sanskaar permit rape?

Picture a film set — actors in costume rehearsing their lines one final time as make-up dadas brush their faces with a powder puff, the cameraman taking his position, checking the frame and the light, as everyone waits for instructions from the one on the director’s chair, the all-powerful voice on a film set who has the authority to set everything in motion with a loud “Action!”

Twenty years ago, a veteran producer-director (name withheld) of a hit TV show held that chair. But, did

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