Yoshita Srivastava is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Arts from Flame University, Pune where she is majoring in Literary and Culture Studies with a minor in Journalism. An avid reader, she takes a keen interest in social and political issues.
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.
This article looks more closely at the media trials (or dare we say, the witch-hunting) of female actors for their alleged involvement in drug abuse as opposed to media's response to Bollywood actors such as Sanjay Dutt who had gone on record to say that there is "no drug I have not done".