10 Bollywood Feminist Films, Which Prove Bollywood is Feminist too
As you know, the Cinema is touted to be a mirror of the society we live in, and Feminism is a broader topic to depict the society’s nature. Bollywood has depicted several movies on Feminism, which had been the topic of discussion after their release. Feminism is a new things which inspire directors to come out with an inspiring and intriguing stories surrounding the women across the Country.
Women equality has been a topic of debate everywhere in the world. Now people have started to realize this and undoubtedly movies, which have played a significant role in making people aware of the reality about the women’s issue, there have been suffered for decades. The Lipstick under My Burkha also has critics rating about it.
10. Phobia :
The story of Phobia revolves around an actress Radhika Apte, who is playing a role of intelligent artist, unfortunately, she was molested by a Taxi driver. The molestation led her to develops an extreme agoraphobia, It’s a disease, in which the individual is paranoid about being in public places and dislikes the gathering of many people, or meeting with an unknown people. Radhija Aptes’s siter Nivedita Bhattacharya, initially seen a supportive but, gradually, she fed up of her behavious, especially when it starts impacting her own 5 year old son. READ | Top 10 Evergreen Bollywood Villains and Their Most Famous Dialogues
In this Movie, Director, Pavan Kirpalani tried hard to show, what does the survivor feels after being molested? How an Intelligent person can be affected and go through such kind of Phobia, after a sexual molestation?
9. Neerja :
The film Neerja, is about a 22-year-old women, Sonam Kapoor, who arrived late at a house party. Later that evening, her mother Shabana Azmi expresses did not feel satisfied with Sonam Kapoor’s job as fligh attendant. Azmi suggeste her to return to her old modeling career. Neerja insists on keeping her job.
Sonam Kapoor is married to an abusive and regressive husband, Kavi Shastri, who is a professional in Doha, Qatar, who abused her over her small dowry and inability to perform household duty. After being tired of his abusive language or tortures, Sonam Kapoor returned home to join a modeling again. READ | Bigg Boss Winners List of All Seasons With Pictures, Name & Year
8. Chak De! India :
In an attempt to bring the patriotism on screen , Shimit Amin had chosen the right path, which is believed to be a National Game Hockey. Chak De! India, storyline revolves around the final minutes of a fictional Hockey World Cup match between Pakistan and India, with Pakistan leading 1–0.
When Indian team captain Shah Rukh Khan is fouled, he takes a penalty stroke. His shot just misses, costing India the match. Soon afterwards, media outlets circulate a photograph of Khan shaking hands with the Pakistani captain.
One day, Vidya finds her cute daughter missing, when she returns home in the evening. Vidya then receives a call from an unknown man asking her to come to an address if she does not want to see Mini dead. When she crosses the road, a taxi knocks her down, sending her into a coma. The taxi driver takes her to a nursing home run by Dr. Maity (Pradip Mukherjee.
6. English Vinglish :
English Vinglish is an inspiring movie, in which Sridevi plays a role of housewife, who makes and sells laddoos as a home-run business. Her husband Satish and daughter Sapna take her for granted, they mock her for her poor English skills and her Laddoos business, which makes her feeling insecure and disrespect.
Sridevi’s older sister Manu, who lives in New York, invites her family to her daughter Meera’s (Neeju Sodhi) wedding to Kevin (Ross Nathan). The family decided to send Sridevi to New York to help her sister. When she returns, she left everyone stunned and shocked. Check out what happened in the Trailer.
5. Queen :
Queen’s storyline revolves around an unexpected story of a woman Kangana Ranaut, whose fiancée Rajkumar Rao prior to his wedding day tells her that, now he does not wish to marry her. He cited the reason of high standard life style, and called her wrong match for him, as she is typical Punjabi women from Delhi.
Stunned at the development, Rani shuts herself in her room for a day. Wanting to take control of the situation, she asks her parents permission to go alone on her pre-booked honeymoon to Paris and Amsterdam. She goes to Paris, the things happened to her was interesting enough to watch movie.
4. Marry Kom :
The film Marry Kom is based on a real story, in which Priyanka Chopra is seen in labour and walking toward the Hospital along with her husband. But the condition was not in favour of them, as the curfew was imposed in that area, and his husband could not take any vehicle to take her to a Hospital.
But, the film moves to a next part of the story, in which Priyanka Chopra found to be seen in boxing gloves in the remains of an air crash in 1991, which led to her interest in boxing despite her father’s oppose. During an her early fight, Priyanka Chopra chases a boy and ends up in a boxing gym.
3. Pink :
Raashul Tandon and Tushar Pandey rush their friend, Angad Bedi to a hospital, who belongs to rich family. He is profusely bleeding from an injury to his head after an altercation with three girls. They chose to refrain Police complaint.
The girls comprises Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang, who rushed to their apartment. They seems to be in fear, and disoriented, and it is implied that they have something to do with the incident. The Incident take them a Court, where Justice is being delivered, but cant’s say Fully or not?
In Dangal Movie, Aamir Khan plays a role of Mahavir Singh Phogat Aamir Khan. Who is a former amateur wrestler and national champion based in Balali in Haryana. Unfortulately, he gave up sports in a force in order to obtain a gainful employment.
He always had a remorse on his forehead, he could not win a Medal for his country, that he always wanted to. He vows that his unborn son will do on his behalf and make our country proud, but he never blessed with a boy. After being disappointed with his daughter he gives up hoped to win a medal. But, when he see his daughters Geeta and Babita come home after beating up two boys in response to derogatory comments, he realizes, his daughter will win a medal.
1. Parched :
The Film Parched is revolves around the story of four women in a desert village of Rajasthan, India. The village is reeling under many orthodox rituals and social evils, age-old traditions and practices of patriarchy, child marriage, dowry, marital rapes and physical and mental abuse.
Tannishtha Chatterjee, is a widow struggling to support her old mother-in-law and teenage son, Gulab. Following village customs, Rani marries Gulab off to a child bride by paying a hefty sum to the bride’s family.
Later, three women who struggled to live their own daily lives. A mother, a wife, and a prostitute – all of them lacked the same thing in spite of leading such different lives – their dignity.