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

How Women Characters Are Transformed In Bollywood To Deserve 'Love'

How Women Characters Are Transformed In Bollywood To Deserve ‘Love’

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In Bollywood stories, the reward of love is given to the ones who have undertaken the transformation into conventional female characters.
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Deadpool 2 Tries To Be Woke But Fails Women. Again.

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There is a good amount of representation of ethnicities and differently abled people in Deadpool 2, but visibly not enough women.
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

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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.
Why No Chuddy Buddies For Women In Bollywood?

Why No Chuddy Buddies For Women In Bollywood?

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What are the possible reasons for our mainstream cinema to still refuse to acknowledge relationships women can have outside of their love interests or families?
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Where is the Woman’s Voice? Sexism in Hindi Film Music

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Hindi film music is inextricably linked to our everyday lives. We’ve grown up listening to songs as our anthems, lip synced to lyrics when we were alone, danced to them in front of our mirrors, and silently hoping our real lives would be as musical and fantastical as the movies made them out to be.
5 Sexist Songs Of Bollywood In 2019 That Need To Be Called Out

5 Sexist Songs Of Bollywood In 2019 That Need To Be Called Out

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Despite being one of the biggest industries, Bollywood has never shied from displaying its sexist assumptions and beliefs, manifesting them in the form of songs.
What Bollywood Taught Me About Workplace Harassment

What Bollywood Taught Me About Workplace Harassment

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Bollywood has a huge role to play in sidelining sexual harassment at workplaces and trivialising the experience of the women facing it.

Talvar Review: A Film That Raises Many Questions

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Talvar will make you question the system even more!
Disney Ups Its Game: The Six Most Progressive Disney Princesses

Disney Ups Its Game: The 6 Most Progressive Disney Princesses

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These progressive Disney princesses have moved away from avatars of old-fashioned, submissive women and are independent, strong and diverse.
Shubh Mangal Savdhan Review

Movie Review: ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhan’ – A Much Needed Conversation On “Gent’s Problem”

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Shubh Mangal Savdhan gets many things right on feminism, patriarchy and masculinity – from acid attacks to erectile dysfunction to superstitions about marriage.

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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

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
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Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up the final design.