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'Leila' on Netflix: Is Netflix subliminally propagating Hinduphobia? Or does it want to shock you into seeing the truth?

Twitterati want you to uninstall Netflix. But it is actually time to get a subscription, if you haven't already.

Towards the end of last year — 2018 — Netflix released a three-part horror-drama series, Ghoul, starring Radhika Apte. The show immediately struck a chord with the audience, given that horror is such a genre.

What worked more in favour of the show though were all the memes around Radhika Apte that were taking over the Internet back then. ‘Is Radhika on a Netflix payroll’ was the and , all starring Radhika, kind of forcing you to Netflix and chill, with Radhika.

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