Soumya Bharathi

Writer| Poet| Self-published author| Oral Surgeon| A woman who believes that subtlety is strength, feminine is formidable, beauty is in benevolence and vulnerability is validation of strength of character. For more read

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Animal: Where Is Our Conscience If We Can Watch Brutal Violence As Entertainment?

Are we so swayed by star power and the 'entertainment' quotient of cinema that satisfies our carnal instincts that we choose to ignore our own subconscious mind which always knows what is right and what is wrong?

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My Father Prepared Me For LIFE, Not For ‘Marriage’ Like Most Indian Girls Are…

Today, I have seen the world all around me and I know and understand that not all daughters are as fortunate as me.

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Lost Edges
Salini Vineeth’s Lost Edges Addresses Mental Health Issues Through A Nuanced Narrative

I loved how Salini Vineeth's Lost Edges wonderfully and effectively champions seeking help and counseling both for personal and interpersonal issues.

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What If The Manager Had Been A Man?

The woman smiled and answered my unasked question "She is my daughter. Her nanny left me a few days back without notice. I couldn't find another one.

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Can we understand the spirit of International Women\'s Day if we forget its history??
If We Forget The History Of IWD, We Cannot Understand Its True Spirit!

Instead of focusing on the history of IWD, its social and political significance especially in addressing gender inequities, we have unfortunately converted it into a commercial festival.

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Modern Love
Modern Love Mumbai On Prime Finally Locates The Heart Of A Modern Indian Woman!

Whether it is spunky Lali or wise and profound Baai, overbearing Sui or a gracefully ageing Dilbar, sensitive Saiba or a quietly ambitious Latika, this webseries showcases women characters who are as complex, compassionate and conflicted as real women.

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An Ode To Those Inevitable, Imperfect Moments Of Motherhood…

Motherhood is hard. It regretfully does not come with a manual and no mother knows it all. No mother is perfect or can claim to have done everything right, every single time.

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‘It’s Easy For You To Say This… But You’ll Never Understand My Pain!’

I often wondered how she could be so happy, living her life all alone, but slowly her positivity and vibrance rubbed off on me too.

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Proud To Be Your Daughter, Ma! Yours, Chinmayee

Now I am about to enter an unknown terrain Ma, and I feel only you will understand the fear, the joy, the nervousness.. these waves of overwhelming emotions washing over me...

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Why Can’t We Women Have Freedom To Just BE?

Mythri had something new to learn everyday, watching as the lady transformed completely, walking, talking and even laughing differently as she got into the skin of her character.

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dear comrade
Dear Comrade: 5 Lessons We Can Learn From This Refreshingly Feminist Movie

Dear Comrade is a breath of fresh air from masala movies. It also has some lessons we can take away from. Here are five take aways from Dear Comrade.

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When Your Dreams End, Nightmares Begin…

But what caught her attention was a the small girl sitting in shadows at bottom most corner of the page. Her hands were tied with handcuffs as paints lay all around her…

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And She Decided To Break Free Of The Chains Of Her Mind

"My husband has not abused me physically but his sense of control and command over my daughter’s and my life had become like chains tied around our feet."

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Resting in the lap of hope
Resting In The Lap Of Hope

Aparna went weak in her knees. The thought of her daughters all alone in the house in this situation, and her mother in dire need of medical attention was enough to send a shiver down her spine.

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