Dev Anand was fortunate to have Sahir Ludhianvi, Majrooh, Shailendra and Sachin Dev Burman to bail him out. Without them, the idea of Dev Anand and the middle classes he wooed would be jostling with real life.
Transparency International release their 2011 corruption index, and the results reflect the public unrest across the world. Additionally, when the data is compared alongside development indicators, a clear correlation arises.
In many countries, if six cabinet ministers were forced to resign because of corruption allegations, you’d expect that voters would be baying for the blood of the top boss too. But not in Brazil. The president is cleaning house.