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.
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
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 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 is a riveting domestic tragedy about marriage, betrayal and more importantly about the agency of female writers in a male dominated canon.
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: 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.
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.
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 was an actress, model, and interior designer, whose life transitioned from anonymity into the limelight and back to anonymity again.