While aspects of Dangal are better than traditional Bollywood for women’s empowerment, it's not perfect. Here's why. by Sanjana Lakshmi I've grown up watching Bollywood movies, and one thing my mother has always pointed out to me is the treatment of women in these films.
Incredible India, in all its marvelous contradictions, has surprised us all by hiring its first transgender news anchor, Padmini Prakash. Prakash has been leading a daily primetime news program on India state Tamil Nadu’s Lotus TV since August 15. For such
by Awanthi Vardaraj Let's be honest: Sexist double standards have plagued women since time immemorial. Whether we're banging on that glass ceiling, fighting for equal pay or demanding equal opportunities -- or simply wondering why we're slut-shamed for dating more than
In conjunction with the release of his new courtroom drama Pink, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan recently released a powerful video blog addressed to his granddaughters, encouraging them to be strong and independent women. Bachchan says: “