Mythily is a student at IIM Indore with an interest in cinema, South Asian culture and music. Having grown up abroad, she often juxtaposes her experiences of a multicultural upbringing and college life in India. You will most often find her with a protein shake humming AR Rahman songs, or adding to her never-ending wishlist on Amazon.
The Great Indian Kitchen, starring Nimisha Sajayan and Suraj Venjaramoodu, is a scathing indictment of the patriarchal institution that marriage is in India, even in the 21st century (or perhaps all over the world?).
I have come to now see the reflexive prejudice hidden in Enid Blyton's books, the gender politics that is troubling to say the least-where the fathers sit in their studies while the mothers makes sandwiches and look after the children, a world where the tomboy George realises that she will never be as good as a real boy.
Savitribai Phule, first female teacher of the first women’s school in India is a pioneer figure. She relentlessly fought against the dominant caste system and worked towards the upliftment of the marginalized.