"The urban culture represented in [Bollywood/Hollywood] is one that deconstructs Toronto's formerly staid Euro-Canadian identity. When [Deepa] Mehta locates a Bollywood-style dance number with a multiracial cast against Toronto's greyish-white downtown skyline, she is playing with urban iconography, making the dance number symbolize multiple worlds and identities that now define Toronto."
-- George Melnyk
Melnyk, George. "The Diasporic City: Post-Colonialism, Hybridity, and Transnationality in Virgo's Rude (1995) and Mehta's Bollywood/Hollywood (2001)." In Film and the City: The Urban Imaginary in Canadian Cinema. Edmonton: AU Press, 2014. (pp. 160-161)