In their efforts to provide a great potboiler with a relevant social message, Simmba is turned into any other rape-revenge drama.
In her book 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape', Sohaila Abdulali chronicles the stories of rape survivors from across the globe sensitively, relying on personal emails, published reports, and interactions with those working to help survivors.
Dr. Seema Rao has specialised in closed quarter battle (CBQ) and has trained various armed forces for 20 years. She is rightly known as India’s Wonder Woman.
On the 17th of December 2018, Tumblr’s community guidelines were altered and it was stated that they wish to “change their relationship” with adult content posted on the website.
Dor at its very core is a film about two lives intertwined by a single incident, that hold these two lives at opposite ends.
What is incredibly heartening is the depiction of women, and men, in commercial Bollywood cinema that is moving away from gender binaries fed to us for so long.
Wrapping the year up with some feminist films to feel good about 2018, here are some picks from various regional languages to catch up on before the year ends.
2018 was a bang on year as Indian women writers wrote fabulous and daring works ranging from science fiction to subversive historical narratives.
The plot of Rajma Chawal is painful, if not pathetic. The story, undoubtedly has an offensive, misogynist and sexist sense of humour.
The only part of the HeForShe campaign the Lux Golden Rose Awards seem to have focused on is accentuating men’s role, while eliminating the cause completely.