Desi families are not the only ones who deny their children the autonomy of choosing a partner, it is a global phenomenon.
By portraying the things, whose presence we refuse to acknowledge in society, Rituparno Ghosh was unabashed about his opinions and his cinematic vision.
Marathi cinema presently shows modern heroines with empowered ideals, but they somehow fail to break free from patriarchal shackles and understand the oppression of societal norms that they have internalised.
Wonder Woman is perhaps the most relatable big screen superherione I’ve come across, off-setting years of unidimensional female leads.
A Death In The Gunj, a film by a female director talking about loss and the clutches of masculinity in its most brutal and manipulative form.
Loev is not a political film – it is simply a love story about an unusual love. But the act of making this film was a political one.
Wonder Woman, the first superhero film with a female protagonist, was hyped to be a promising film, however, it couldn’t completely fulfil.
Nutan, one of the finest actresses in the history of Indian Cinema, is highly acclaimed for the versatility in her performances.
These progressive Disney princesses have moved away from avatars of old-fashioned, submissive women and are independent, strong and diverse.
From her sassy replies to the media, to portraying unconventional characters in films, Nargis Dutt lived life on her own terms.