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Female Wrestlers Are Unlikely Heroines Of Bollywood's Biggest Smash

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Female Wrestlers Are Unlikely Heroines Of Bollywood's Biggest Smash

Female Wrestlers Are Unlikely Heroines Of Bollywood's Biggest Smash

Female Wrestlers Are Unlikely Heroines Of Bollywood's Biggest Smash

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A blockbuster Bollywood movie is raking in millions and trying to change entrenched gender roles in India. It's set in Haryana state, where the sex ratio of newborns skews heavily toward boys.