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5 MOST CONTROVERSIAL WOMEN CENTRIC FILMS THAT BROKE THROUGH THE SOCIETAL BARRIERS !!

Movies, comedy or cultural always attract audience to the theaters. The Bollywood industry has won hearts for years with its intense performances and storyline. There has been a drastic change in characterizing movies for now women-centric films have taken over. Such films proved that cinema can change minds if it changes its perspective towards the storyline.

BEGUMJAAN


The most stunning prostitution based story, this movie, has been directed by National Award Winning director Srijit Mukherjee. With Vidya Balan as the lead actress, the movie had bold dialogues with mesmerizing songs and meaningful lyrics. It portrayed the prostitutes as strong women reflecting unity, emotions and struggles.

PINK

PINK
The movie directed by Aniruddha Roy Chaudhary reframe the messy and feudal rules of the society. With the legendary Amitabh Bachchan and aspiring Tapsee Pannu in the lead, the film that revived the long forgotten rule that NO MEANS NO, even if the woman saying NO is your wife or a sex worker.

LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA

Lipstick under m burkha
A movie directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, it broke the barriers that women can’t feel sexually able even if it’s natural. A movie revolving around five women who have their own personal desires which they tend to showcase secretively. Although it received a negative response but had the strongest storyline ever seen.

SECRET SUPERSTAR

Secret Superstar
A critically acclaimed but negatively accepted due to religion barriers, this movie was directed by Advait Chandan. With Zaira Wasim as the lead actress, the movie very effectively conveyed how religion and male dominance can never be stop you from chasing your dreams.

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PARCHED

Parched Movie
An extremely twisted plot portraying the harsh truths of society, this movie was directed by Leena Yadav. With Radhika Apte in the lead role, the story revolves around four women belonging to a village from Rajasthan. The story narrates how the women fight against the practice of patriarchy, child marriage, marital rape, dowry, mental and physical abuse. It also questions the so-called masculinity of man in a very realistic way.

These movies became a medium to unravel the uncertainty of women being independent. They have been highly questioned for their dialogues and the bold character of their women. Fortunately, they surely made people think twice about what kind of society we are living in where feminism is mistaken for biased women rights and male dominance has become a bad habit.

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