Karan Babbar is a Ph.D. scholar at IIM Ahmedabad. He critically engages with issues of social concern like gender, menstruation, etc. through media articles and movies and documentaries, and creating awareness about them on social media platforms.
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.