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From ‘andha’ to ‘langda,’ Bollywood movies normalised abuse against people with physical challenges. Will 'Zero' turn the tide?

This ‘normalised’ mockery, courtesy the silver screen, has become so everyday that most of us fail to understand how long ago we've crossed the line of decency.

A typical comedy scene in a Bollywood film will always draw its laughter from physical comedy.

Picture Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Sharman Joshi and Tusshar Kapoor heckle a blind Paresh Rawal in , and you know what we’re talking about. A blind man Paresh can only recognise someone by their touch and voice,

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