Great films, with strong female characters, have been made in Bollywood for a long time now. In the 80s, actresses like Smita Patil, Shabana Azmi and Deepti Naval made a mark by fearlessly accepting unconventional roles. Times of India, 1 month ago
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Bollywood actor Shabana Azmi and lyricist Javed Akhtar invited several silver and small screen stars to celebrate the Indian Spring festival - Holi. Dia Mirza, Rahul Bose, Deepti Naval, Supriya Pathak and Smita Bansal were among a few who were ...Emirates Business 24/7, 1 month ago
Acting is a way of life. I want to make films. I want to get into cinematography, said Partho. The father confesses that he doesn't ever have self doubt. The son loves Ship of Theseus, is into Morrison but gleefully plays a kettle in his school ...Indian Express, 1 day ago
Perhaps owing to his theatre background, Farooq Sheikh has featured in many films that highlighted the pathos and problems of the contemporary society. One of his most popular plays was Tumhari Amrita. The play completed 20 years of being staged ...Hindustan Times, 3 weeks ago
In the 1970s, the common man looked less like Arvind Kejriwal and more like Amol Palekar: mild and non-confrontationist. So it comes as a bit of a surprise that Palekar heaps scorn on film awards. These are designed to be "glamourous events," he ...Smart Investor, 4 weeks ago The awards bazaar Smart Investor, 4 weeks ago
The complex and countless contradictions in our crazy society continue to flummox and confuse us on a daily basis. But the one that gets my goat the most involves that utterly hollow, but immensely popular saying — while referring to the birth of ...Pune Mirror, 1 month ago
The oft-asked question: do films derive inspiration from real life or is it cinema that is providing inspiration to people to behave as they do, think as they do and dress as they do, is making the rounds once again as Indian society goes through ...Samaylive, 1 month ago
Prev Next By Asira Tarannum and Bharati Dubey| Posted 08-Mar-2014 Most women-oriented films that Bollywood produced over the years have bit the dust. On International Women's Day, hitlist wonders if the tides are turning Of the many films ...Mid Day, 1 month ago On Women's Day, Bollywood's top 10 groundbreaking characters NDTV, 1 month ago A look at Bollywood's top 10 women characters ProKerala.com, 1 month ago A look at Bollywoods top 10 women characters Bombay News.Net, 1 month ago
Nargis Radha in Mehboob Khan's Mother India (1957) : Nargis played Radha, the deserted wife who brings up her two sons on her own and kills one of them (the same that the actress later married in real life) when he turns into an outlaw. For the ...Indian Express, 1 month ago Top 10 women characters in Bollywood Bollywood Hungama, 1 month ago
RNA Research & Archives Since time immemorial, women have been subjected to societal tortures in the name of tradition. Even most of our movies treat women in the typical patriarchal way - they are either angels or devils. However, there are a ...DNA India, 1 month ago Women's day special: The brave-hearts of Indian cinema DNA India, 1 month ago
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