The veiled effects of patriarchy (pic courtesy: Quint)

The Veiled Effects of Patriarchy!

Today is an apt day to re-share this article that I had written some time back for DNA When we focus solely on how feminism benefits women, we leave out a hugely important part of the conversation: How patriarchy affects men. Now, Mumbai is the city of dreams and every one of us is in…

Movie Review - Lipstick Under My Burkha - You Will Smile, But Also Not Forget To Weep, As You Relate To This Honest Drama!

Movie Review – Lipstick Under My Burkha – You Will Smile, But Also Not Forget To Weep, As You Relate To This Honest Drama!.

Why do women wearing ‘burkha’ need to wear ‘lipstick’? Why does a Burkha-clad woman like wearing denim? How can a woman be ambitious? Why does a 50-something widow still have sexual desires? After a long controversial battle with Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Film-maker Alankrita Srivastava’s Lipstick Under My Burkha, has finally hit the…