Surmayi is a writer trying to pen down words with ink made from sunset's colours and a student of Political Science at Miranda House. She has authored a story in a collection of short stories called Cadence. Her poetry and fiction have been published in several online journals and print anthologies. A blog columnist for Teen Belle Magazine, she has also been a contributor to Medium and a content writer for Reform The Norm. A raging feminist using writing as her medium.
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.