Aamir Khan with Ritesh and director Reema at a press conference to promote his film Talash in Lucknow-PTI

Aamir Khan with Ritesh and director Reema at a press conference to promote his film Talash in Lucknow-PTI

Aamir Khan with Ritesh and director Reema at a press conference to promote his film Talash in Lucknow-PTI

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.