Amidst the fame of the Varma brothers, Mangala Bayi - their sister, a woman artist, was destined to live a life fettered by the stringent social norms.
In a post-enlightenment world flooded with the ideas of gender equality, rationality and justice, the re-telecast of Ramayana with these events raises significant and harsh question on the design of Indian society.
If comfy-cosy, women-led, binge-able sitcoms are your thing, then here is a list you can cater yourself to during Quarantine 2020.
The stories surfacing under the #MeToo movement are testimony to the fact that sexual harassment has been prevalent but concealed behind the silver screen’s curtain.
All of them have a certain degree of sexism and misogyny reflected in their lyrics and portrayed in their videos. Badshah’s (or is it?) Genda Phool is no exception.
The Dark Road is neither set in dystopia nor can we put it down and go on with our lives with an offhanded acknowledgment of the “plight of women” in China.
Baluta, a book written by famous Dalit Maharashtran poet and writer Daya Pawar, is one of the first Dalit autobiographies in India.
The world of superheroes has always been unfair to women, just like ours. For ages, the protagonists have only been men. Women exist completely in their context.
While we celebrate the complex gender narrative that runs through a show like Pushpavalli, we need to acknowledge that it fails in demonstrating intersectionality.
I highly recommend Geisha of Gion to anyone wanting to catch a glimpse of what being the foremost geiko in the most popular geisha district of Japan was like in the 1970s.