Anmol Ratan is a fourth-year law student at the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru. His core research lies in the field of critical race theory, law and development, international law and human rights law. He has previously authored articles on caste, gender, marginality intersectionality and the law. He is currently working as a Research Assistant
to Prof. Dipika Jain (Dean, Jindal Global Law School). He is also an editor at NLSIR, a flagship law review at the National Law School, Bengaluru.
In the Indian imagination, an ‘Aunty’ is a middle-aged, usually fat woman who is married and has children. Young women, especially unmarried ones, either do not want to associate with the term or are expected to steer clear of it.
The women in these movies are also seen revolting against patriarchal frameworks by not just challenging legal and social structures but also by presenting an antithesis to the cultural stereotypes that are placed on them.