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

Decoding The Overt Use Of "Bharat Mata Ki Jai In “Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy” Trailer

“Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy” Trailer And The Issue With Overt Nationalism

The trailer of "Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy", released on Wednesday, starts with Bharat Mata Ki Jai slogan and references to Bharat Mata, motherland getting repeated in the three-minute video.
Film Review: Why A Guy Being Dream Girl Isn’t A Thing of Comedy?

Film Review: Why A Guy Being A Dream Girl Isn’t A Thing Of Comedy?

Set in a small town of Mathura, Dream Girl begins with the story of a little boy who is forced to act as Sita in the local Ramleela that happen in the town every year. Eventually, he grows up to be a man and still plays the role of Sita for the play.

P K Rosy: The Dalit Malayali Actress After Whom WCC Named Its Film Society|...

The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) is ready to launch its film society, named after Malayalam actress P K Rosy.
Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Why Do Bollywood Movies About Women Have Male Protagonists?

Over the past two decades, many Bollywood films that have been hailed as women empowerment movies. But are these movies actually giving us powerful female protagonists, or just a reiteration of gender roles through male protagonists?
Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

If you want to see what that looks like on screen, you should watch Section 375, a courtroom thriller about sexual assault in the #MeToo era, a film that supposedly presents a “balanced” perspective, but ultimately sides with the accused.
Women's Body, A Battleground— Through The Lens Of Aadai, Uyare And Gameover

Women’s Body In Reel: Through The Lens Of Aadai, Uyare And Gameover

The politics around women’s body have been done to death by men (in real and reel), yet, there seems to be no end to their impositions.
The Few Good Parenting Portrayals In Hindi Cinema

These 4 Films Portray Good Parenting In Hindi Cinema

Bollywood is beginning to change the discourse by bringing in nuanced themes amongst them lies—good parenting.
Film Review: Batla House Reiterates The Same Old Fanatic Nationalism

Film Review: Batla House Reiterates The Same Old Fanatic Nationalism

The premise of Batla House is the same as all cop films, Holly to Bollywood: how dare you question the police and its tactics of serial bullying and brutality?
Film Review: Girls Trip Rewrites Hollywood’s Portrayal Of Black Women

Film Review: Girls Trip Rewrites Hollywood’s Portrayal Of Black Women

Girls Trip (2017) does not try to be prim and proper, fitting its characters and their stories into the commonplace girl-next-door archetype. It delivers what it promises to be, just a movie about girls having a good time.
Film Review: Judgementall Hai Kya? Is As Gentle As A Hammer Blow

Film Review: Judgementall Hai Kya? Is As Gentle As A Hammer Blow

Judgementall Hai Kya dazzles in bits, it has a kind of splendour. But, by the time we get to the unraveling of the climax, it gets wearying, delivered like hammer blows to your eyes and ear drums.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Asexuality is often misinterpreted as a lack of sex by society, this leads to conflict between the asexual community and the society at large.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.