Cinema

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

Majili Review: An Ideal Wife Is The One Who Suffers In Silence And Submission

Majili Review: Why Is An Ideal Wife She Who Suffers In Silence And Submission?

Majili is a recent Telugu release, directed by Shiva Nirvana that stars Samantha Akkineni, Divyansha Kaushik, and Naga Chaitanya.

Kalank Falls Flat As It Tries To Distract Its Audience With Its Extravagance

Kalank unabashedly glorifies toxic love, co-dependence in the name of marriage, and the male ego.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha: She’s Amazing Just The Weigh(t) She Is

Dum Laga Ke Haisha: She’s Amazing Just The Weigh(t) She Is

Sharat Katariya’s Dum Laga Ke Haisha has seriously raised the bar for female representation as well as for thoughtful and sensitive character developments for male leads in Bollywood films.

What It Means To Watch A Strong Woman Protagonist On Screen

The obvious lack of a strong women protagonist in most movies adds to the prevailing myth that women need protection and only men can be protectors.
Period. End Of Sentence. Is A Repackaging Of The Western Saviour Trope

Period. End Of Sentence. Is A Repackaging Of The Western Saviour Trope

Beloved by the global community at large, movies like Period. End Of Sentence. present diluted versions of complex Indian problems that confirm the western gaze of India while simultaneously reinforcing the western saviour trope.

Isn’t It Romantic Makes Us Revisit Our Traditional Notions Of Romance

Isn't It Romantic shows Natalie as everything a rom-com heroine never is – overweight, living in a small unattractive apartment, struggling on the job and definitely not being pursued by a hot hero.
LGBTQ+ Films In Bollywood That Brought A Much-needed Discussion To The Big Screen

5 LGBTQ+ Films In Bollywood That Brought A Much-needed Discussion To The Big Screen

Let’s take a glimpse into some of the best LGBTQ+ films that brought a much-needed discussion on queer rights to the big screen.
Radha Ravi's Comments Show The Misogyny Of Tamil Film Industry

Radha Ravi’s Comments Show The Misogyny Of Tamil Film Industry

The recent outrage over the sexist comments by actor Radha Ravi and the embedded patriachy within the tamil film industry.
Captain Marvel: The Female Superhero We Deserve

Captain Marvel: The Female Superhero We Deserve

Captain Marvel, with its first stand-alone female superhero, has been aptly released in cinemas on 8th of March, the day the world celebrates Women’s Day.
'Boy Erased' And 'The Miseducation Of Cameron Post' Show The Horrors Of Gay Conversion Therapy

‘Boy Erased’ And ‘The Miseducation Of Cameron Post’ Show The Horrors Of Gay Conversion...

In a country like India, where Baba Ramdev claims to ‘cure’ people of homosexuality, films like Boy Erased and The Miseducation of Cameron Post could not be more timely and relevant.

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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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
The Bra Strap: Normal Piece Of Clothing Or State Secret?

The Bra Strap: Normal Piece Of Clothing Or State Secret?

Why is such a ruckus created by a visible bra strap? Can we simply not treat a bra as a normal piece of clothing instead of sexualising it?