Mandi changed the way Hindi cinema looks at sex work, the lives of sex workers and how society lead to their marginalization.
Parveen Babi was an actress, model, and interior designer, whose life transitioned from anonymity into the limelight and back to anonymity again.
Manoranjan, directed by Shammi Kapoor with a star cast of Sanjeev Kumar and Zeenat Aman, is funny, charming, and sweet - not to mention bold and convention-smashing film.
Overall, Kaabil had a crumbling plotline, held together by a good cinematography and brilliant acting. But it reinforced what it was trying to disprove; the belief that the visually impaired are weak.
The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.
Bollywood Says is a poster series by Stree, IIT Delhi which aims to showcase how Bollywood reinforces gender stereotypes and a deep patriarchal mindset.
Shifting from the assumption that it's always men who are storytellers, here’s a list of some Indian women cinematographers and their works.
There are various Bollywood 'woman-centric' films, but barely any that celebrate female friendships in all their complexity.
While the Bechdel Test is a very important observation, it does not serve as an indication for gender equality in cinema.
The storyline is predictable and the humour is on many occasions, infantile. Nevertheless, 'Champions' is compelling, and contains powerful portrayals of persistent discrimination.