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Friday, July 01, 2022

Aakshi Magazine


Magazine is a New Delhi-based writer and holds a PhD in film studies.

Lata Mangeshkar, heroine off-screen
Wed, Feb 09, 2022

Even within the limited patriarchal imagination of most film narratives, Lata Mangeshkar could transcend barriers

The vulnerable, credible women characters of Bombay Begums
Sun, Mar 14, 2021

Unlike in hypermasculine shows, which are not interested in their female characters beyond their sexual beings, Bombay Begums’ women don’t have a straightforward relationship with their desires.

In ‘Bulbbul’, moment of dread is not about female demon, but husband inflicting violence
Wed, Jul 08, 2020

The real horror, though, is that the sequence itself, shot in a painting-like style, becomes an uneasy reminder of how we end up immortalising acts of male violence, sometimes as courage, and in this case, as terror.