F.R.I.E.N.D.S is homophobic, sexist, racist, transphobic and a show full of gender stereotypes like any other sitcom.
The 12th episode of Koffee with Karan shows how toxic masculinity, privileged talk, misogyny, sexism, and ignorance is highly normalised in India and Hardik Pandya has become the epitome of it.
Gather round, feminists! It's exhausting work raging against The Man, so how about you play these feminist songs for a musical pick-me-up?
Ladies and gentlemen, this is the women empowering serial- "Zindagi Gulzar hai"- a guide to middle class girls on how to achieve social mobility by remaining virginal and thus, marrying burger guys who can claim to deserve them after "being boys for most of their life".
Four More Shots Please was branded as a feminist show celebrating women and their lives. Though it touched upon and talked about society’s usually hushed up topics, it still feeds on the roots of internalised prejudices.
With four very different females in the lead roles, Four More Shots Please tries to provide a glimpse into the life of a modern, urban, upper class, upper caste, privileged woman in India.
Despite having an intersex protagonist,'Shakti' is stereotypical saas-bahu soap and steers clear of actual problems faced by the community.
Before Bollywood sauntered on to the scene, India discovered gender reversal through ads, Facebook campaigns and web series.
I found myself and others unconsciously using these sexist phrases on a daily basis. It was a sharp reminder of how insidious patriarchy was.
Bolna Aunty Aau Kya falls in the category of performances which defies the notions of 'high culture and art' and churns mass appeal.