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Does The Chudail From Roohi Give Us A Feminist Fix For Our ‘Bad’, Unsanskaari Women?

So much of patriarchy is about controlling women, their behaviour, their bodies, their choices. A Chudail, or as in Roohi, a Mudiyapairi, is the way Hindi films often deal with this.

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‘Artist’s Weakness’ Is Tamizh Director’s Excuse For Straying; Will Men Accept The Same From A Woman?
Bharathiraja

Women are expected to 'forgive' a man who slips up because he had a 'moment of weakness', but can a woman do the same in our society, and will it be similarly 'forgiven'?

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The Horror And Comedy In Roohi That Isn’t Only From The Genre
Roohi

Saleable actors, a chudail, and a premise that the audience might lap up, does the latest film offering on Netflix, Roohi, deliver?

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These 5 Movies With Strong Female Friendships Teach Us To Lift Each Other Up

Movies mirror our lives, but also tell us how to live them. These 5 movies show us what female friendships do for our lives, in the best possible way.

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Dear Punjabi Songs, Why Can’t You Show More Financially Independent Women?

Punjabi pop songs show men as strong and powerful individuals, and women as gold diggers beseeching their men for the goodies!

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Why The Ending Of Irul That Played On The ‘Final Girl’ Trope Was Disappointing

By this point, the film has already established that Archana is not a stereotypically 'perfect' woman. The question is whether she will be punished or rewarded for it.

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