Yeh Ballet are films based on the lives of Amiruddin Shah and Manish Chauhan. These two young artists made their way out of the struggling life in Mumbai into the ballet world.
In reel or real life, the Manic Pixie Dream Girl exists because the idea of a woman’s world revolving around a man’s problems hasn’t been entirely banished.
Ghar Ki Murgi has all the tropes of a film about a housewife: a restlessly whistling pressure cooker, a multi-tasking demure housewife, a husband who is busy and demanding, whiny children, and a bustling household.
During the shooting of this movie, Kamal Hassan was 32, and Rekha was 16 years old, respectively. At first glance, this scene may seem tragic yet beautiful until Rekha revealed the dark backstory of this scene.
The latest Netflix original Guilty set in a premier progressive college of Delhi, called St. Martin explores this forced ambiguity in the #MeToo movement in many ways possible.
Priyanka Banerjee's short film Devi is a heart breaking story which one should endure. Within a short period, the film covers tremendous ground in creating a more informed outlook towards rape.
Through Trance (2020), a film that has recently hit Keralite households across India and the diaspora, a unique conversation is possible about life as we know it, and mental health.
Thappad which translates to “slap” is an effective story of assertion of single woman who is not just against a single slap but against normalization of male entitlement, perpetuated by generations of societal conditioning, both by men and women.
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is groundbreaking, but it's only a start. We mustn't stop demanding increased and nuanced LGBTQIA+ representation in pop-culture.
Hellaro is a triumphant tale of pitting female expression against male suppression. Set in the time of emergency, i.e. the early 70s, the film revolves around the life of 13 women in a fictional village.