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Smita Patil
Remembering The Fabulous Smita Patil On Her Birthday – We Lost Her Too Soon!

Smita Patil was one of her kind, an actress who made her own way in the Indian film industry - mostly in Hindi and Marathi. 17th October is her birthday - here's remembering her.

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Bollywood Ageism: Were Taapsee & Bhumi In Their 30s Really The Best Choice To Play 60 y.o. Women?
Saand ki Aankh ageism

Saand ki Aankh ageism debate - just because earlier movies had actors playing roles different from their age/gender/race, does it mean it should continue?

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Taapsee Pannu Is In A Relationship, But Should That Even Matter?

Shouldn't we focus on a celebrity's work, and not their personal life? Taapsee speaks of this in a talk with her sister on an interview with Pinkvilla.

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Zaira Wasim Trolled For Trailer Of ‘The Sky Is Pink’; Trolls Don’t Get Concept Of ‘Her Choice’!

Zaira Wasim renounced working in movies a while ago, but trolls need to understand that it is her choice, and that the shooting for the upcoming 'The Sky is Pink' was probably wrapped up before that!

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Mission Mangal Is The Latest Of Films Which Reduce A Woman Character To A Stereotypical Trope

We keep resorting to essentialism in Bollywood - stereotypes of how a woman should be and how she should behave, to portray them in our popular media, even that which claims to be 'feminist'.

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Rising Actor Anjali Ameer: I Was In My 10th When I Realized I Was A Woman Inside My Male body
Anjali Ameer

A talk with Anjali Ameer, India's first transgender model who has acted opposite Mammootty, Malayalam film industry's superstar. How did she reach where she is now?

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