Culture & Arts

When it comes to portraying ethnicity, Nepali pop culture still depends on stereotypical tropes

From using blackface makeup to actors speaking in exaggerated indigenous accents, why is Nepali films and television still filled with regressive cultural stereotypes?When it comes to portraying ethnicity, Nepali pop culture still depends on stereotypical tropes
Sandip Chhetri’s Mithai Lal character was once portrayed in blackface. Now just the accent remains. Photo Courtesy: Nepal Magazine
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Ankit Khadgi
Published at : July 16, 2020
Updated at : July 16, 2020 21:00
Kathmandu

Ankit Khadgi

Ankit Khadgi is culture and arts reporter for The Kathmandu Post. He previously worked for The Himalayan Times.


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