Phoolan Devi fought for many things other than just rape, like land rights, but Kapur's Bandit Queen turned it into only the victimhood of rape.
Ever since their inception in 1929, Oscars have known to be very racist and sexist as can be seen from their nomination patterns.
In a way, Chhapaak portrays the story of an acid attack survivor, and in other way, it shows the general picture of our society that's responsible for them.
Bollywood's ‘othering’ and bad portrayals create a sense of “we” and “they” in society resonates Islamophobia which has real consequences.
The character sketches of the female characters who ultimately die in Ghajini, Ek Villain and Simmba, are so similar that they are interchangeable.
One good thing was the number of women-centric and feminist films released this year from various regional languages and on various platforms.
Mardaani 2 implores us to see how we, as a people, contribute to sexual violence by either actively participating in rape culture or by being mute spectators to it; it implores us to look at the women we wrong every day.
Fire revolves around the relationship between two women, namely Sita and Radha played by Nandita Das and Shabana Azmi, respectively.
Every conversation about Telugu cinema and its representation of gender issues will make its way to the super hit 2009 fantasy-drama, Arundhati.
The three films from three different regions of India, in three different languages provide a resilient vision of how women and work is conceptualised.