Tag Archives: Kangana Ranaut

Feminist Interpretations of Cinema and the Freedom to Disagree

As a feminist, I could not be happier with the current progress that the female leads are making in cinema. Hollywood The critically and commercially successful – Mad Max: Fury Road was a movie with tremendous feminist undertones. The movie … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tanu Weds Manu Returns and the Phenomenon that is Kangana Ranaut

A Firstpost article recently stated that Kangana Ranaut may be the next female “Khan” of Bollywood. They suggested that she can deliver hits by her sheer presence as do the aging male Khans (Saif, Shah Rukh, Salman) who get paid … Continue reading

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Pain is Inevitable, Suffering is Optional

Gautama Buddha is no stranger to us. His famed words of enlightenment are thrown around social networks with varying hashtags and spelling mistakes. In fact, the very title of this post is a prime Buddha quote and also a prime … Continue reading

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Rape and Cinema

The titillating rape scene in the 1994 movie – Mohra still shakes me to the core. A bunch of vile men at a college scheme to rape a fellow student by inviting her to a party. That morning, she convinces … Continue reading

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Gobbling Turkey with a side of Greece – Recipe for a “Queen” Adventure

Caveat lector: There are quite a few images of hot Turkish and Greek men sprinkled across this travel blog post. I am not responsible for any drooling. Turkey and Greece are remarkably beautiful and pocket-friendly destinations. And being only an … Continue reading

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How My Experience at a Women’s College Empowered Me For Life

The first time I attended a Scholarship reception event at Douglass College, I was humbled beyond measure. My donor was generous in her contributions. A self-made lady, she wished nothing more than to see me genuinely succeed in my endeavors, … Continue reading

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A Pledge to Boycott all Fairness Products in India

Most of us are already cognizant of the entrenched racism in the marketing ploys of beauty companies to promote lighter skin as the ideal in India. In fact, I just came across a disgusting Fair & Lovely advert starring Yami … Continue reading

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