Cinema

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

Neerja Review: Heartfelt Tribute To The Braveheart

Neerja Review: Heartfelt Tribute To The Braveheart

Neerja will give you chills down your spine!

Mona Lisa Smile: A Fascinating Depiction of Performing Gender Codes

Mona Lisa Smile begs the Zizekian question- where is the ‘freedom of choice’?

Bajirao Mastani Review: A Look At All The Women

Lets look at the women as characters and not focus on their attire! 
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17 Ways Popular Media Like Television & Cinema Could Be More Gender-Sensitive

We have compiled a set of recommendations which the popular media could follow to make their content more gender-sensitive.
(Mis)Representation Of Hijras In Popular Media

(Mis)Representation Of Hijras In Popular Media

Instead of showing hijras as characters that carry a story forward, they are mere tools as a butt of all jokes.
Representation Of Lesbian, Bisexual And Trans Women In Popular Media

Representation Of Lesbian, Bisexual And Trans Women In Popular Media

How does popular media like cinema, advertisements represent lesbian, bisexual and trans women in India?
Stalking, Hypermasculinity & Other Problematic Elements in Indian Cinema

Stalking, Hypermasculinity & Other Problematic Elements in Indian Cinema

Stalking, victim blaming, hyper-masculinity are some annoying elements which are repeatedly used in Indian cinema as a plot. 
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Gender-Based Violence in Popular Media: Rape As A Subject Matter In Hindi Cinema

The treatment of rape in popular Hindi movies is cold at best, and sometimes bordering on the offensive.

Talvar Review: A Film That Raises Many Questions

Talvar will make you question the system even more!

Dil Dhadakne Do: A Feminist Review

The masterstroke of Dil Dhadakne Do is that despite being a subtle commentary on such a plethora of social issues, it is actually a light-hearted entertainer.

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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.
What Neha Shoree's Murder Tells Us About Punjab's Drug Problem

What Neha Shoree’s Murder Tells Us About Punjab’s Drug Problem

Dr. Neha Shoree, an official of the State Government of Punjab's Food and Drug Administration wing, was shot dead on 29th March, in broad daylight, in her office.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.