Vaishnavi Mahurkar has Masters in Development at Azim Premji University, Bangalore. Her personal interests include literature, poetry, and cinema. She likes to ask difficult questions about the everyday social and is captivated by conversations on the anthropology of politics, resistance movements, art, and society.
Boo’s death replays a familiar trope on television that Angelica Bastién describes as “women in refrigerators”—in which female characters are killed to push the plot forward and fuel the angst of male characters. Fleabag takes this trope and puts a feminist spin on it.