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Badhai Ho: A Film on the Tabooed Theme of Late Motherhood and Sexuality

FILM REVIEW The recent flick Badhai Ho delves into the tabooed questions surrounding late motherhood and the societal ridicule that it generates. The film also shows how judgments around women’s sexuality are often passed without genuine empathy.

Dhadak: A Film on Pertinent Questions that Could Have Been Better

FILM REVIEW The film Dhadak released in 2018 similar to the film Sairat. The film debates the significant concerns around inter community matrimonial alliances and the question of honour killing.

Engaging the Audience in a Dialogue on Disability

A film named Hichki depicts the issues of the differently-abled individuals within the learning machinery.

How Padman Led To an Urgent Discourse in our Times

Recently Padman generated much debate about menstrual hygiene and the several issues that women face without adequate infrastructure to handle this condition. The film sets the right time to speak about issues related to female health, structural arrangements and the want of a changed collective conscience.

Are Toilets Fast Becoming a Great Ordeal?

The availability of washrooms is but a basic necessity for dignified living but what happens when even this basic right is denied? In the context of the recent film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha the following article tries to explore this important issue.

Hindi medium: A case to understand the social imagination of “a good school”

Hindi medium: A case to understand the social imagination of “a good school” In the age of hyper consumption education has been transformed into a...

Ageing Differently: 102 Not Out

FILM REVIEW | 102 Not Out is a recent Hindi film directed by Umesh Shukla, starring among others Amitabh Bacchan and Rishi Kapoor. The film deals with the notions of old age and expectations from aging people in the context of the lives of three men who view it differently.