Many of Bollywood's heroes may be in their forties, but that does not stop them from playing college students on screen.
In the upcoming Rang De Basanti, promoted aggressively as a youth film, 40-year-old superstar Aamir Khan looks quite out of place.
Rang De director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra defends this by mentioning the technicality that Aamir's character in the film isn't a college kid, he is 30.
rediff.com takes a look at some recent films where inappropriately aged heroes have carried notebooks in their hands, regardless of realism.
Text: Syed Firdaus Ashraf | Design: Uday Kuckian