Saturday, August 24, 2019


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

The Bechdel Test Is Not Indicative Of Feminism

While the Bechdel Test is a very important observation, it does not serve as an indication for gender equality in cinema.

Piku Review: 13 Things We Liked About Piku

Piku is a refreshing movie about a 30-something Bengali architect who balances her personal life whilst taking care of her hypochondriac father.

10 Posters That Show How Bollywood Reinforces Gender Stereotypes

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

Margarita With A Straw: A Movie Unafraid To Portray Disability, Sexuality And Queerness

Margarita With A Straw is a wonderful, liberating and empowering film in its portrayal of disability, sexuality and queerness.

How Does Feminism Deal With Bollywood Item Girls?

The conundrum of female sexuality on the big screen – how does feminism deal with Bollywood item girls?
mary kom

On the Mary Kom Biopic

This article goes on to explain the subtle and often hidden racist intents in mainstream Indian cinema which exoticises the Oriental.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Being a son of a woman, who was a victim of Instant Triple Talaq (ITT), I am trying to understand the Muslim Women Act, in the context of ground reality.
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.