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Smita considers herself an octopus with tentacles in different delicious jam jars. An alumnus of IIM-Bangalore, she is the Founder and CEO of a new technology-based business. She reviews movies for www.desimartini.com. A book on retailing that she has co-authored is to be published shortly. She is a published poet with contributions in international anthologies. She loves playing the piano and cajone, doodling and dancing to trashy Bollywood songs.
New movie 'Badhaai Ho' is all about taking things in your stride as a family and using love to tide over things that life throws at us, writes Smita Vyas.
You cannot choose not to be a mother. This is a truth I realised after being a reluctant mother to Miu, yet, becoming one without realising I was.
Look at your work. It has such simple beauty in it. How long will you just hang your paintings up at home or keep them away in a cupboard? It’s time you shared your talent with the world.
Aru imagined the sigh as a big dust ball accumulating inside her for years. There was a mixture of anger and regret in it. Aru wondered if she too would sigh like that years later.
From a strong female character to a well-written plot and great acting, Wonder Woman has it all. Catch it now if you haven't yet!
Sharikrida by Krishna Trilok is an Indian dystopian thriller that has strong female characters that break the stereotypes!
The movie Ki and Ka raises interesting questions about marriage and the gender roles that each spouse plays in it, and how a more equitable marriage can be.
The new Disney movie Zootopia has a female protagonist initially considered weak, but who turns out to have hidden strengths that bring her up on top.
Jai Gangaajal which released this Friday has a strong woman protagonist in SP Abha Mathur played by the super efficient Priyanka Chopra.
Making choices is difficult - to pursue a career, or be a stay-at-home mom? What makes it worse is people's judgement. Here's a story about being who your choices make you, with pride.
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