Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamake Sitare is a tale of ordinary women, their unfulfilled desires and aspirations told through a feminist lens
I began watching Yeh Rishte Hain Pyaar Ke on Hotstar during the lockdown and it proved to be a different than usual show with feminist ideas.
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare shows us that in a patriarchal society, being true to ourselves in everyday life isn't easy for us women – but it is essential.
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.
Mohini in Bandish Bandits is the meek and silent housewife - a mother, wife, sister-in-law, and daughter-in-law, and also the perfect victim of misogyny in a patriarchal family.
The Oscars have announced a new set of representation and inclusion criteria that aim to revolutionise diversity at all levels, but will these bring in any real change?
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