Shatabdi is a second year student in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Madras. She loves the colour yellow, talking, and the eureka moments she gets once every few moons. Her interests lie in Sociology, Feminist studies, culture studies, and finding a potter's wheel she can convince her family to buy for her.
In Vivah, Sooraj Barjatya has made contrasting portrayals of Rama and Krishnakant — the man as a calm, rational and composed, and the woman as conniving and high on her emotions, reveal the inherent sexism of Sooraj Barjatya.
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.