印度的宝莱坞实力

近年来,世界已经听到了很多印度独特的改革故事,甚至对它分享“世界领导权”的主张也耳熟能详。这在某些方面带有夸张的成分,但在某一方面,人们并没有真正认识到印度的力量。

是什么让一个国家成为世界的领袖?是它的人口、军力还是经济发展?在所有这些方面,印度的进步幅度都令人惊叹。截至2034年,印度将超越中国成为世界第一人口大国,并且拥有规模位列世界第四的军队和核武器。尽管太多的印度人生活依然贫困,但是以购买力平价而论,印度已经成为世界第5大经济体,而且其经济地位还在继续攀升。

上述所有指标都常被用来判断一个国家的全球地位。然而,有些东西虽然没有那么具体,但在21世纪所发挥的作用却更为宝贵,甚至可能在重要性上超过了上述所有因素的总和:那就是印度的“软性力量。”

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