While the Bechdel Test is a very important observation, it does not serve as an indication for gender equality in cinema.
Piku is a refreshing movie about a 30-something Bengali architect who balances her personal life whilst taking care of her hypochondriac father.
Bollywood Says is a poster series by Stree, IIT Delhi which aims to showcase how Bollywood reinforces gender stereotypes and a deep patriarchal mindset.
Margarita With A Straw is a wonderful, liberating and empowering film in its portrayal of disability, sexuality and queerness.
The conundrum of female sexuality on the big screen – how does feminism deal with Bollywood item girls?
This article goes on to explain the subtle and often hidden racist intents in mainstream Indian cinema which exoticises the Oriental.