Rather than responding to the unfortunate demise of Sushant Singh Rajput by discarding the very model of Bollywood, people still want to hold their sense of reality together by explaining its failures in terms that leave their fantasy of Bollywood intact. That the star Khandaans of Bollywood actors are mean nepotistic sadists can be felt as a betrayal or a ‘violation’ of a dream of social mobility but not as an evidence for a faulty structure whose very exploitative basis goes unquestioned.