There is so much we want the Hindi films to do differently in 2020, or in a lot of cases, chuck away altogether.
Parvathy has underlined the exact problem that most of us had with the film, and why we couldn’t just let it got. Even when labelled as entertainment, cinema needs to be responsible about the message it is sending across to the audience.
Kabir Singh director Arjun Reddy Vanga says if you don’t have the liberty to slap each other in a relationship, it’s not true love. Mr Vanga makes not being in love sound so appealing.
The movie Kabir Singh is a celebration of toxic masculinity and an epitome of an abusive relationship. But look around you, you will find many Preetis in a relationship with the Kabirs of the world, who are abused, and silenced even battered yet they keep mum and keep going back to the same man.
As we criticise Kabir Singh For romanticisation of misogyny, let us also address how films like these share a deep bond with the reality of Indian society.