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Revisiting Smita Patils Bhumika In Todays Context Shows That Womens Choices Havent Really Changed

A close look at Smita Patils Bhumika tells us that it is more than the on-screen portrayal of an actors life story; it reflects our search for our role in life. In search of an eternal role. A search we all are perpetually engaged in. Towards self-fulfillment or maybe searching that perfect fit and a [] The post Revisiting Smita Patils Bhumika In Todays Context Shows That Womens Choices Havent Really Changed appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

28 Sep 2020 12:30 pm
Why Santhi From The 2000 Movie Sakhi Is A Feminist, Before The Ideology Was Defined On-Screen

A strong woman who spoke her mind and thought nothing of supporting her husband financially through his struggles, Santhi from the 2000 Telugu movie Sakhi, was a feminist. I watched the Tamil movieAlaipayuthey (Sakhi in Telugu) a few years ago. The film released in 2000 in Tamil, and was dubbed into my mother tongue, Telugu. [] The post Why Santhi From The 2000 Movie Sakhi Is A Feminist, Before The Ideology Was Defined On-Screen appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

15 Sep 2020 10:50 am
Even In 2020, Why Do School Admission Forms Expect Mothers To Be Homemakers?

Teach children, both girls and boys, that sky is the limit and that they must dream freely. The constraints are what we imagine and let others build for us. The post Even In 2020, Why Do School Admission Forms Expect Mothers To Be Homemakers? appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

14 Sep 2020 11:50 am
Fahadh Faasils C U Soon Is An Excellent Realistic Thriller Made Without Pandering To Voyeurism

Fahadh Faasils latest movie C U Soon, also starring Roshan Mathews and Darshana Rajendran, is an edge of the seat thriller with a very human soul, that also does not resort to voyeurism for its thrills. Other than the way it touches you, unlike most thrillers, Fahadh Faasils C U Soon has something important to [] The post Fahadh Faasils C U Soon Is An Excellent Realistic Thriller Made Without Pandering To Voyeurism appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

2 Sep 2020 10:30 am
Mard Ko Dard Hoga: With This Tagline, Churails Tells The Stories Of Women Who Refuse To Be Meek

She is not the sanskaari the usual abla naari, she is fierce, dominant, fearless and unstoppable for a change. She is infact a revolution. A general disclaimer for all with patriarchal mindset about the series Churails on Zee5:Watch at your own risk, because as the tagline claims Mard ko dard hoga (men will feel the [] The post Mard Ko Dard Hoga: With This Tagline, Churails Tells The Stories Of Women Who Refuse To Be Meek appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

17 Aug 2020 10:30 am
Gunjan Saxenas Story Proves Once Again That A Feminist Father Is Key For A Womans Empowerment

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is not a war film. It is a heart-warming story of a father who stood by his daughter like a rock as she manoeuvred her way through the labyrinths of life. During one of the crucial scenes in Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, a daughter wants to give up on [] The post Gunjan Saxenas Story Proves Once Again That A Feminist Father Is Key For A Womans Empowerment appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

14 Aug 2020 11:30 am
Raveena Tandons Speaks Up About Being Labelled Arrogant For Not Adhering To Certain Bollywood Norms

Raveena Tandon was called arrogant for not listening to the men of Bollywood. Will we ever stop shaming women for standing up for themselves? The post Raveena Tandons Speaks Up About Being Labelled Arrogant For Not Adhering To Certain Bollywood Norms appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

10 Aug 2020 1:30 pm
Kehne Ko Humsafar Hai Is A Confusing Series That Believes Women Can Only Be Happy With A Man

Kehne Ko Humsafar Hai may be made by a team of women, however, the series panders to all stereotypes related to women and had me utterly confused! The post Kehne Ko Humsafar Hai Is A Confusing Series That Believes Women Can Only Be Happy With A Man appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

30 Jul 2020 9:45 pm
Short Film Saving Chintu Beautifully Explores Societal Issues Around Homosexuality, Child Adoption And HIV

Short film Saving Chintu doesn't moralise, but the themes of love and acceptance subtly embedded in its core flow organically throughout the narrative. The post Short Film Saving Chintu Beautifully Explores Societal Issues Around Homosexuality, Child Adoption And HIV appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

29 Jul 2020 2:00 pm
Khayali Pulao: When Her Heart Yearns To Wear Shorts, A Simple Pleasure Denied Small Town Girls

Prajakta Kolis Khayali Pulao is a subtle reminder that the empowerment of women is in the little things we change, the small ways in which we break status quo. *Mild spoilers ahead. Itd be nice if you watched the short film before reading this because, trust me, its worth a watch. Just a pair of [] The post Khayali Pulao: When Her Heart Yearns To Wear Shorts, A Simple Pleasure Denied Small Town Girls appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

16 Jul 2020 3:48 pm
Why Netflix Series Unorthodox Will Resonate With Every Indian Woman In An Arranged Marriage

An arranged marriage, marital issues, sexual ignorance, and so much more Netflix series Unorthodox tells a story many Indian women know well. Unorthodox is a German-American drama series that is debuted on Netflix recently. It is based on a 2012 autobiography of Deborah Feldman, Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots. Esty, a [] The post Why Netflix Series Unorthodox Will Resonate With Every Indian Woman In An Arranged Marriage appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who

15 Jul 2020 11:30 pm
A Fearless Woman With Incredible Talent, Radhika Apte Needs No Hero!

Since 2015, Radhika Apte has become a household name of the Bollywood industry. With her talent, she has carved herself a name where she needs no hero! The post A Fearless Woman With Incredible Talent, Radhika Apte Needs No Hero! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

10 Jul 2020 11:30 am
Dear Shahid Kapoor, I Loved You In Jab We Met, But With Kabir Singh, My Love For You Is All But Gone!

As a former Shahid Kapoor fan, heres why Ive an issue with Shahid Kapoors choice of Kabir Singh. And why in 2020, we don't need such misogynistic ideas. The post Dear Shahid Kapoor, I Loved You In Jab We Met, But With Kabir Singh, My Love For You Is All But Gone! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

23 Jun 2020 2:30 pm
Why I Am A Photographer Lessons I Learnt From My Dads Old Camera And His Impatience

My dad’s old camera had me curious about photography and even today that hasn’t changed much. Here’s exactly why I love being a photographer! My first brush with taking pictures was with my dads manual camera. It was a Panasonic that made me curious as a cat. Twenty-eight years later, I am still curious. If […] Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

1 Jun 2020 8:00 pm
Jyotikas Pon Magal Vandhal Asks Hard Questions About How Our Justice System Fails Rape Survivors

Pon Magal Vandhal, a courtroom drama starring Jyotika, takes up the important issue of child sexual abuse and points out that the law needs to evolve to address the needs of survivors. With the threat of COVID looming, theatres are unlikely to open soon. Many movies have thus chosen to release directly on OTT platforms. The […] Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

1 Jun 2020 11:59 am