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Chaplin Admirers in India

After an excruciatingly long 15-hour journey from Mumbai, I stepped out of the car outside Adipur train station and found two children waiting to welcome me with flowers. Both were wearing bowler hats and had t-shirts depicting the silent film star Charlie Chaplin. Of course, I was yet to meet the town’s biggest Chaplin fan.

The image and quote are from Danish Siddiqui’s Charlie’s Angel, a charming story about a Chaplin admirer in rural India and how he managed to engaged everyone around him.

And then there is this Bollywood tribute:

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