Shrishti is a student of Media and Cultural Studies. Long rants with female friends help her channelize rage on the world around. Good food, pretentious poetry and cute canines provide her endless pleasure.
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.
The women in these movies are also seen revolting against patriarchal frameworks by not just challenging legal and social structures but also by presenting an antithesis to the cultural stereotypes that are placed on them.