With Gulabjaam we get to see a relationship that is like a traditional Marathi meal: hearty and delicious, but never excessive and needless.
Women's stories and stories by women are important. We need more female directors in Bollywood, in order to do justice to female gaze.
Padmavati must carry the insecurities of patriarchal and casteist fringe outfits and call it her 'honour'.
Rituparno Ghosh set out to erase the lines of what defined ‘masculinity’ and ‘femininity’. He used cinema with its expansive outreach and potential to impact actual changes in the society.
How does popular media like cinema, advertisements represent lesbian, bisexual and trans women in India?
Here is a list of Bollywood movies that revolve around the male-dominated sports field with a special focus on women in sports.
Magalir Mattum, an all-female starrer, is the first Tamil movie to deal with the sensitive issue of sexual harassment at workplace.
After being separated from his father, Hamid, a resilient and resourceful boy, figures out Allah’s phone number, and starts having conversations with him.
Hindi cinema is making fast strides towards progress by starting to give females more screen space and more nuanced characters. It should keep up with itself by giving them a more decisive voice as well, sometimes quite literally so.
We now need our Bollywood men to face penalties, both social and legal, which they have easily brushed off for ages.