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Indian Soap Operas changing Afghanistan. May 18, 2006

Posted by tkcollier in Geopolitics, Lifestyle.

Daily Times – Site Edition
Afghanistan is a deeply conservative Islamic society where family problems are invariably kept hidden behind a veil of privacy. The Indian soap operas are gaining popularity with every passing day and changing the culture.

A similar thing happened in Russia, except there it was Mexican Soaps (Novelas) that were the rage. On a trip to Russia, the stars were treated like royalty. These addictive soaps are as important in breaking down cultural barriers, as Rock music was in bringing down the Iron Curtain.


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