Cinema

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

Pariyerum Perumal Is A Fervent Portrayal Of Our Caste-Ridden Society

Pariyerum Perumal Is A Fervent Portrayal Of Our Caste-Ridden Society

Pariyerum Perumal is a fervent portrayal of caste-ridden society in which the dominant caste groups unleash acts of victimisation, exploitation and humiliation against the Dalits.
The Many Crimes Of ‘The Crimes Of Grindelwald’

The Many Crimes Of ‘The Crimes Of Grindelwald’

While the first film didn’t hit the standards set by the Harry Potter series, it was watchable. The Crimes of Grindelwald, however, sank.
Jaoon Kahaan Bata Ae Dil: A Pointless Attempt At Highlighting Misogyny In Romantic Relationships

Jaoon Kahaan Bata Ae Dil: A Pointless Attempt At Highlighting Misogyny In Romantic Relationships

If 'Jaoon Kahaan Bata Ae Dil' was meant to be an issue-driven film, the lack of understanding of any of the issues it attempts to portray makes it a failure.
Sivaranjani And Two Other Women: Silence And Sexism In The Daily Lives Of Women| #UnstereotypeCinema

Sivaranjani And Two Other Women: Silence And Sexism In The Daily Lives Of Women|...

Sivaranjani And Two Other Women shows the lives of three married women from different backgrounds, fighting the same enemy within the confines of their homes – the patriarchy.
Lakshmi Traces The Everyday Hardships Of Women Who Are Victims Of Sex Trafficking

Lakshmi Traces The Everyday Hardships Of Women Who Are Victims Of Sex Trafficking

'Lakshmi' highlights the intense hardship, pressure, and indignity the protagonist goes through to ensure the guilty are punished.
Institutional Oppression To Spiritual Awakening: 'Water' And The Journey Of Its Women

Institutional Oppression To Spiritual Awakening: ‘Water’ And The Journey Of Its Women

'Water' explores how religion is used as a tool to manipulate and exploit an entire class of women and the way patriarchal imperatives inform religious beliefs.
How Nathicharami Tries To Explain Female Sexuality Through Mansplaining

How Nathicharami Tries To Explain Female Sexuality Through Mansplaining

Nathicharami tries to make all the right moves, give all the right messages, and yet the whole film as a package rankles as something that is clearly a man's vision.
Ottamuri Velicham (A Light in the Room) Explores A Wife's Struggle For Liberation

Ottamuri Velicham (A Light in the Room) Explores A Wife’s Struggle For Liberation

In Ottamuri Velicham, Sudha is the object whom her husband takes out all his frustrations on – raping her, beating her up, and torturing her using new tools night after night.
Soni: An Understated Window Into The Lives Of Policewomen | #UnstereotypeCinema

Soni: An Understated Window Into The Lives Of Policewomen | #UnstereotypeCinema

The emotional core of 'Soni' is about the struggle of being a woman with some amount of power in a world rife with misogyny.
Hamid: Conversations With Allah In Kashmir | #UnstereotypeCinema

Hamid: Conversations With Allah In Kashmir | #UnstereotypeCinema

After being separated from his father, Hamid, a resilient and resourceful boy, figures out Allah’s phone number, and starts having conversations with him.

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HCU Students Strike Back: Our Velivada Shall Stand To Challenge Your Brahmanism

HCU Students Strike Back: Our Velivada Shall Stand To Challenge Your Brahmanism

On 6th January 2019, Mr.Podile Apparao, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad destroyed the portraits of the highly respected and esteemed leaders for Dalits of this country displayed around Velivada.
The Utter Failure Of Karan Johar's 'Brew-mance'

The Utter Failure Of Karan Johar’s ‘Brew-mance’

The 12th episode of Koffee with Karan shows how toxic masculinity, privileged talk, misogyny, sexism, and ignorance is highly normalised in India and Hardik Pandya has become the epitome of it.
Decoding Rahul Gandhi's Recent Sexist Remarks And Its Backlash

Decoding Rahul Gandhi’s Recent Sexist Remarks And Its Backlash

Congress President Rahul Gandhi makes misogynist comments, Prime Minister Modi gives a strong reply whereas his allies refute with patriarchal sexism on Twitter.