Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma promote their new film Jab Tak hai Jaan in Kolkata-PTI

Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma promote their new film Jab Tak hai Jaan in Kolkata-PTI

Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma promote their new film Jab Tak hai Jaan in Kolkata-PTI

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