If 'Jaoon Kahaan Bata Ae Dil' was meant to be an issue-driven film, the lack of understanding of any of the issues it attempts to portray makes it a failure.
Choice in terms of marriage is reflective of the highly intolerant views that we as a society hold towards people who belong to the 'other' communities which leads to social exclusion.
Sivaranjani And Two Other Women shows the lives of three married women from different backgrounds, fighting the same enemy within the confines of their homes – the patriarchy.
Their beauty was a weapon in their arsenal that they apparently used to bring the downfall of great men like in the Iliad and the Mahabharata.
'Lakshmi' highlights the intense hardship, pressure, and indignity the protagonist goes through to ensure the guilty are punished.
In 'She’s Not There', one of Jennifer Finney Boylan’s strongest achievements is how she describes the experience of holding a massive, existential secret – its weight, its constant presence.
'My ID is Gangnam Beauty' does not dismiss the beauty industry. The focus is on choice and self-love. If self-love is to be achieved through medical interference, it is considered perfectly alright.
'Water' explores how religion is used as a tool to manipulate and exploit an entire class of women and the way patriarchal imperatives inform religious beliefs.
Nathicharami tries to make all the right moves, give all the right messages, and yet the whole film as a package rankles as something that is clearly a man's vision.
People of colour, women, and LGBTQIA+ characters on Brooklyn Nine-Nine aren't props to bounce jokes off of – instead, they are well-written characters who serve as important a function.