Cricket and Communal Identities in South Asia


Published http://kafila.org/2014/03/18/cricket-and-communal-identities-in-south-asia-raoof-mir/ In the Hindi movie Bheja Fry (2007), there is an archetypal abominably portrayed Muslim Character, Asif Merchant, the caricatured Indian Muslim who supports the Pakistan cricket team over the Indian cricket team. Asif Merchant is shown as a comical, hideous, perfidious character with loyalties to Pakistan despite living in India – taunted with Yahan ke khaate […]