India’s vanishing Parsis
A BOLLYWOOD comedy released on August 24th, “Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi” (“Shirin and Farhad Have Got It Made”), revolves around the bumbling courtship of two middle-aged Parsis. The scene where Shirin accidentally eats her engagement ring is pure farce. But much else in the film touches on the real predicament of the Parsis: that this disproportionately successful Indian community is shrinking fast.
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There is a factual error in the article. Parsis arrived in India in 800 AD, and not 1600 AD.