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Posts tagged ‘Indian Cinema’

Kahaani’s Vidya Bagchi: New Woman, Goddess and Avenging Mother

By Priyam Sinha
Bollywood has been lately putting forth an ambiguous effort to replace the hero dominating the screenplay with the modern woman who was once a figure of the nationalist discourse. Now a subject of discursive study that captures the true essence of the Indian imagination and not the monolithic discourse.

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The Reluctant Mother: A Study of ‘Motherhood’ as a Tool of Patriarchy in Bollywood Films

By Rituparna Das
Bollywood has yet to grow up to accommodate women like Aruna and Kia who are very much a part of the contemporary society yet who, like their Bollywood counterparts, are silenced and negated in the mainstream discourse on Indian women.

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