That was the day when I got to know that Ma was a postgraduate. A brilliant student who was married off immediately after completing her education.
'Second chance? I can give him a thousand chances, for I know that deep down he loves me a lot. And I love him just as much,' I told her.
Oru Kudum, Chemrantham, Neeye Bhuvin... the 3 songs beautifully showcase the woman protagonist's character arc in The Great Indian Kitchen.
The Great Indian Kitchen provided us the opportunity to look at ourselves and brought up the important question: why do we continue to enslave women, mentally and physically?
When she reminded him that even as she studied for her boards and engineering exams, she had cooked all the meals in the morning and taken care of the house work, he exploded, calling her ungrateful and dismissive of her wifely duties.
So many women in our pasts... so fucking many, have suffered due to systematic oppression. It’s mind boggling that we have been speaking up only for the past 100 years or so.
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