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In this section, find analysis of Indian feminist cinema, listicles and reviews of movies and films by Feminism in India.


Astitva Movie Review: Reclaiming An Identity Of Our Own

Astitva accurately depicts the way patriarchal family settings do their level best to erode women's individual identities.
Jessica Jones

Choosing All-Female Directors For Jessica Jones Is Not Discriminatory

The second season of Marvel's Jessica Jones has a powerful female protagonist, a female showrunner and all female directors.
Miss Representation

Miss Representation: Should We Choose The Sati-Savitri Or The Vamp?

Miss Representation is a 2011 American documentary discussing sexism in both American media as well as society, but is applicable on a global scale as well.
Saraswati Devi

Saraswati Devi: One Of The First Music Directors In Indian Cinema | #IndianWomenInHistory

Saraswati Devi was one of the earliest female figures in music direction in Hindi cinema and composed scores for many popular Hindi films in the 1930s and 1940s.

Hichki Film Review: Rejecting Toxic Standards Of Normalcy

Hichki beautifully depicts how persons with disorders and disabilities, as well as economically disadvantaged persons, are singled out.
women editors

5 Women Editors In Indian Cinema We Should Know About

In an industry where editors are underappreciated, being a woman for the job makes it all twice as hard and yet there are a few women editors who have still shone.

How Did Bollywood Allow Subversion? Comparing Padmavat And Mirch Masala

While Padmavat hails patriarchy and caste as an unshakeable moral philosophy deeply ingrained in the soul of all of its characters, Mirch Masala makes a mockery of the entire social system.
Abar Jodi Ichchha Karo

Review Of Abar Jodi Ichchha Karo: That Struggle Called Love

Abar Jodi Ichchha Karo is a story of two girls who are in love and it becomes a story of struggles for identities, choices and livabilities and visbilities.
Morality TV And Loving Jehad

The Thrill And Terror Of Romantic Love: Morality TV And Loving Jehad

Morality TV and Loving Jehad is a mirror reflecting the politics and culture of interference that is curated around the notion of romantic love.
Netflix documentaries

9 Empowering Netflix Documentaries On Women Around The Globe

In this list of compelling Netflix documentaries made by, for and about women, some of the most prominent women’s issues come to life on-screen.

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Aijaz Sheikh

“Faith Healer” Aijaz Sheikh Has Sexually Abused Thousands Of Children

While pretending to be a faith healer, Aijaz Sheikh has subjected thousands of children in North Kashmir to sexual abuse.
Swathi Vadlamudi

The FIR Against Cartoonist Swathi Vadlamudi Should Make Us All Angry

Swathi Vadlamudi is a senior journalist based in Hyderabad who has an FIR lodged against her for posting a satirical image of Ram and Sita highlighting the era of rampant sexual violence that we live in.