Mohd Shehwaaz Khan -June 24, 2022

At Baaji Ki Dukaan, a teashop run by 41-year-old Nusrat Jahan, customers presume they are being served by a man – a confusion that serves her well, for she wants to avoid the male gaze as she goes about the business of supporting her family


Shruti Das -June 3, 2021

Be it countering patriarchy, breaking taboos and gender norms – some recent Hindi films have boldly taken these on, and rightly so Since time immemorial, women have been seen playing the role of damsel in distress in Bollywood films. And men, their knight in shining armour. This was the set formula which films followed. Women […]