We spoke with four such women who are using colours to cope in these dull times.
The women in society will continue to have some of the best stories to tell in the most beautiful ways. All they need is a little support from viewers so that Bollywood has more of them coming up as a competition for their male counterparts.
“The egg has no meaning. It is only the sperm. Even the language we use casually today have very gendered histories. So I wanted to remove that whole idea.” says Shubigi Rao
Men in Tamil Nadu sought art as a medium to express dissent against NRC and CAA and challenge the age-old tradition of women making kolams at the same time.
Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte starrer, Padman won the Award for Best Film on Social Issues.
Actor Maanvi Gagroo speaks with SheThePeople.TV on what it’s like to be one of the first wave breakout web stars in India, why we need to normalise diversity and the stereotypes that entertainment industry needs to get rid of while writing women characters.