Hira is a part-time researcher-writer and full-time existentialist. She passionately consumes philosophy, literature and cinema. Her areas of interest include World Literature, Sexuality Studies, Women's Writing and Post-colonial Studies.
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.