To everyone who knows Telugu cinema only from Set Max dubbed movies, these movies will offer a more wholesome introduction to patriarchy, sexism and the resistance.
Though Asha Jaoar Majhe showcases an egalitarian scenario where house work is shared by both the partners in the relationship equally. But it is also important to point out how the film subtly depicts the gendered division of working hours
The women in Kumabalangi Nights are essential to the script, taking the story forward and ushering in the climax. And yet, we come to know them only through the narrative arcs of the male protagonists.
The trailer of the Pati Patni Aur Woh normalizes and trivializes marital rape, giving it an unjustified legitimacy through a deeply problematic dialogue.
Instead of critiquing the pervasiveness of such regressive attitudes, Ujda Chaman participates in it, becoming the very thing it set out to question.
Posted by Paramita Baishya Saand Ki Aankh begins with glimpses of a toxic patriarchal setup and shows its manifestation...
Popular media is having a lack of asexual characters. Usually, if there is a character, it is full of stereotypes. Asexuals are depicted as cold, mindless, killers and villains if they get any representation.
Despite being one of the biggest industries, Bollywood has never shied from displaying its sexist assumptions and beliefs, manifesting them in the form of songs.
A case in point is the recent film, Kumbalangi Nights. What, on the surface level, is a simple story using the age-old trope of women as foil for reforming men, simmers with the possibilities of a radically new imagination of the Malayali family.
Love Action Drama is seemingly a direct attack on feminism, aligning with narrative that feminists are hypocrites and take everything lying.