For The Last Time, Not All Indians Love Bollywood

Here's what happens to most people a few seconds after they find out that I am, despite a name more commonly associated with white girls, a brown guy from Bombay: they smile, nod mysteriously for reasons known only to them (and for which I secretly blame Apu from The Simpsons), then say, "Land of Bollywood, eh?"

I have lost count of the number of times this has happened, everywhere from offices in Toronto to bars in Berlin. It's as if the only things a country of 1.3 billion has contributed...

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