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Generation Aami Offers An Empathetic Portrayal Of Mental Illness

Generation Aami encourages us to reflect on several taken-for-granted social issues which we may encounter at some point in our lives. We become aware of how not to treat a person with depression.
Scratching The Surface Of The Bollywood Bechdel Test  –  The 2018 Edition

Scratching The Surface Of The Bollywood Bechdel Test  –  The 2018 Edition

What do we want? Female representation! When do we want it? Ummm, how about now? Vitamin Stree takes a look at the Bollywood Bechdel Test.
Netflix's 'The Kindergarten Teacher' Reveals The Vulnerability Of Young Artists Under The Education System

Netflix’s ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ Reveals The Vulnerability Of Young Artists Under The Education System

In The Kindergarten Teacher, Colangelo portrays the setting of the kindergarten class as a kingdom of its own, thick with nostalgia and song and curiosity, with Lisa presented as its tender but firm nurturer.
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga: Moving Towards Positive LGBTQIA+ Representation

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga: Moving Towards Positive LGBTQIA+ Representation

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga brought with it a shimmer of hope that alternative sexualities will find acceptance, not only on the screen but also in people’s mindsets.
The Wife: Exploring Women’s Writing In A Male-Dominated Canon

The Wife: Exploring Women’s Writing In A Male-Dominated Canon

The Wife is a riveting domestic tragedy about marriage, betrayal and more importantly about the agency of female writers in a male dominated canon.
Manikarnika Review: Saying 'Women Can Fight Like Men' Is Not Progress

Manikarnika Review: Saying Women Can ‘Fight Like Men’ Is Not Progress

The way Kangana Ranaut fights with a tiger in her introductory scene, jumps on top of horses, fights with hundreds of British soldiers with a single sword in the end and all other gravity defying stunts make Manikarnika just another one-dimensional character in an action movie, with the only difference of having a female lead.
Uri Review: An Endeavour In Igniting Over-The-Top Nationalist Passions With Tired Clichés

Uri: An Endeavour In Igniting Over-The-Top Nationalist Passions With Tired Clichés

Uri: The Surgical Strike is the quintessential Bollywood army-drama. It has got everything the predictable Hindi cinema army-tale has – exaggerated male heroes, good sons, women who are plot devices, tired stereotypes, and misplaced nationalist pride in war.
Roma: An Achingly Strong Tale of Two Women

Roma: An Achingly Strong Tale Of Two Women

Cuaron who made Roma in the reminiscences of his childhood, recreates the massacre of Corpus Christi when the military killed around 120 people during a student demonstration.

Could Aruvi Be Feminist?

Watching Aruvi for the second time was a reminder of what it could have been, yet chose not to be. Ultimately, it too succumbs to consumerism.
Parveen Babi: The Actress Who Was Unafraid To Speak Her Mind | #IndianWomenInHistory

Parveen Babi: The Actress Who Was Unafraid To Speak Her Mind | #IndianWomenInHistory

Parveen Babi was an actress, model, and interior designer, whose life transitioned from anonymity into the limelight and back to anonymity again.

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All That Is Good About Sex And The City – Here Are 4 Reasons Why

4 Reasons Why All Is Good About Sex And The City

Fifteen years ago, with its last episode, Sex and the City gave a whole new definition to female solidarity. While the underlying flaws in the series cannot be overlooked, it can also not be denied that the show has been an integral part of the popular culture.
How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

How Tamil Cinema Normalises And Promotes Rape Culture

When it comes to rape, Tamil cinema cannot seem to get the message right. There are hundreds of movies where rape is reduced to just a joke.
7 Progressive Women In The Stories Of Rabindranath Tagore

7 Progressive Women In ‘The Stories Of Rabindranath Tagore’

‘Stories by Rabindranath Tagore’ is a television series based on the novels and short stories of the Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore. All of the women created by Tagore have one thing in common – their rejection of the subordinate status of women in Bengali society.