As’ad Shah is an Interdisciplinary Researcher and Development Worker whose interest lies in the field of Gender Issues, Masculinity Studies and the issues of Minorities in India. In his leisure, you will find him engrossed in cooking Biryani and talking about Politics with 90’s playlist in the background.
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.
Bincy as Lady Macbeth in Joji is extremely subtle in her acts and ambition. She is the one who first plants the seeds of independence and desire in the mind of Joji when she advises him to sell off the horse without asking for Jomon’s permission.