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8 Ways The Avatar Movie Echoes The Struggles Of The Adivasi Community

8 Ways The Avatar Movie Echoes The Struggles Of The Adivasi Community

The indigenous and the aboriginal population across globe have stressed that they could identify with the fictional fable about the ‘Na’vi’ natives.
Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.
Here Are 5 Women-Centred Movies That Are Not Necessarily Feminist

Here Are 5 Women-Centred Movies That Are Not Necessarily Feminist

These 5 women-centred movies merely contain some feminist elements in an attempt to manipulate popular and sometimes nationalistic appeal.
Why Manto Continues To Be Relevant Today

Why ‘Manto’ Continues To Be Relevant Today

Casteism, communalism, and misogyny continues to haunt our nation which makes one question if we have progressed at all since Manto's time.
Adivasi Community Remains Invisible And Unheard In The Hindi Movie Industry

Adivasi Community Remains Invisible And Unheard In The Hindi Movie Industry

Mainstream Bollywood has made the Adivasi community feel invisible and silenced much like the society which has ostracised them.
Manto: A Man Whose Story Is More Relevant Than Ever Today

Manto Review: A Man Whose Story Is More Relevant Than Ever Today

'Manto' perfectly encapsulates the writer's struggles and decline, while not putting him on a pedestal and liberally highlighting his flaws.
Durga Khote: The Bold Lady Of Bollywood’s Yesteryears | #IndianWomenInHistory

Durga Khote: The Bold Lady Of Bollywood’s Yesteryears | #IndianWomenInHistory

Durga Khote made significant contribution to Bollywood for nearly five decades, from the 1930s to the 1980s and broke many barriers in doing so.
Padmarajan And His Portrayal Of Real And Self-Compassionate Women

Padmarajan And His Portrayal Of Real And Self-Compassionate Women

Padmarajan through his short stories, novels, and films, portrays the most real, layered, self-compassionate, and brutal women characters.
Cinema Of Male Apathy: Rape Scenes In Malayalam Film Through The Ages

Cinema Of Male Apathy: Rape Scenes In Malayalam Films Through The Ages

Rather than focusing on the power play and horror of the act of rape, Malayalam films use them to titillate tantalise the male audience.
Women Bosses In Cinema: Positive Portrayal Of Female Leadership Is Finally Here

Women Bosses In Cinema: Positive Portrayal Of Female Leadership Is Finally Here

Movies are finally portraying female protagonists as being supported by their women bosses destroying the existing stereotype.

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Justice Indu Malhotra – The Lone Dissenter Of The Sabrimala Verdict

Justice Indu Malhotra – The Lone Dissenter Of The Sabrimala Verdict

Justice Indu Malhotra’s understanding of religious practices in Ayyappa community is flawed because as she overlooks the role of patriarchy in religion.
Ten Things Men Can Do to Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

10 Things Men Can Do To Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

It's time for men to recognise that patriarchy exists and examine their own position in this system that has subjugated womenkind long enough.
Check Out This Crowdsourced List Of Pro Bono Professional #MeTooIndia Support

A Statement By Feminist Groups & Individuals On The Going #MeToo Wave In India

As feminist groups and individuals, we stand in support of the numerous women who have spoken out with courage during the #MeToo wave in India.