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Japanese Anime: Deconstructing The ‘Strong’ Female Character Tropes

The 'strong' female character tropes in Japanese anime continue to be served within rigid moulds that quite evidently satisfy the male gaze.

In Conversation With Faraz Arif Ansari, The Maker Of Sisak & Sheer Qorma

Faraz Arif Ansari, who made the critically acclaimed Siberia and Sisak, has now directed the much-awaited upcoming film Sheer Qorma starring Shabana Azmi, Divya Dutta, and Swara Bhaskar.

What Is The Right Way To Protest?

Protests demand and deserve attention, redressal, accountability. They must digress from the authorised routes, invade the sacred spaces where the privileged go to hide.

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Anaahat (2003): Niyog Pratha & Women’s Sexual Freedom In Amol Palekar’s Film

Amol Palekar's movie Anaahat (2003), a Marathi film (Anaahat means Eternity), poses several questions about Niyog Pratha and emphasises on a woman's choice to explore her sexual freedom.

Drishyam 2 Review: A Cinematic Universe Founded On Victim Blaming

Drishyam 2 is the latest addition in mainstream entertainment cinema that plays into the tropes of popular morality that distorts women’s agency.

Analysis Of Sir (2018): Blatant Invisibilisation Of Caste Privilege

Starring Tilottama Shome and Vivek Gomber, Is Love Enough, Sir? is marketed as a progressive ‘love story’ between a man and his domestic worker that breaks societal barriers.

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