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Decoding Subarnarekha On Ritwik Ghatak’s Death Anniversary

Ritwik Ghatak's Subarnarekha, released in 1965, has women too real to be romanticised, and casteism which spares neither the dead nor the alive.

Embracing Femininity: My Liaison With Lipstick

A lipstick continues to be seen as a symbol of beautification and something that is exclusively retained to have connotations representing femininity.

Video: Queer and Trans Representation In Our Films

Check out this video where we talk about the good, bad and the ugly of queer and trans representation in Indian cinema.

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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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