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In India Man of Steel is just another superhero story. All action. 3D glasses and popcorn. But whether you watch in English or dubbed in Hindi Superman remains very American - a symphony of red, white and blue – streaking through the sky defending life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
But watching it in a theater filled with excited Indian families, it felt like there was a hidden message inside the movie – It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Super-immigrant!