Meena Kumari pioneered the portrayal of feminine anguish and sorrow, earning her the title of 'Tragedy Queen of Bollywood'.
Accamma Cherian was a freedom fighter from Kerala who protested against the Dewan of Travancore to revoke a ban on Travancore State Congress.
Here are six powerful women's movements from the North East of India that your mainstream feminism didn't tell you about.
भारत में स्त्री संघर्ष और स्त्री अधिकार के आन्दोलन को इसी रूप में स्वतंत्रता आन्दोलन के परिप्रेक्ष्य में देखने की आवश्यकता है|
Dakshayani Velayudhan was the only Dalit woman and the youngest member of the Indian Constituent Assembly amongst 299 members and 15 women.
Satyavati M Sirsat worked in the fields of cancer research pathology, wound healing and regeneration, viruses and human cancer for more than 50 years.
Apologise for breaking your feminist bubble, but a true matriarchal society never existed in Kerala. Here, we take a look at a system that came closest to giving women decision making power, autonomy over their sexuality and their bodies and a control in the matters of their marriage and children.
Shantabai Dhanaji Dani was one of the best known leaders of the Ambedkarite movement. She fought against caste discrimination all her life.
आज़ादी की लड़ाई में कंधे से कंधा मिला कर जिन गुमनाम महिला स्वतंत्रता सेनानी ने सहयोग और समर्थन दिया, उनका तो कहीं जिक्र नहीं मिलता।
Sulagitti Narasamma is the mother who worked selflessly to deliver 15,000 babies and in turn became the radical force of her nomadic tribe.