I don’t like the word Feminism anymore !!

I used to call myself a Feminist. I would feel irritated by the so called prejudices we have to face in the name of tradition in the patriarchal society we live in. However, over the years, I have found it's the females who back bite a female. Whether it is marriage, home or office, the … Continue reading I don’t like the word Feminism anymore !!

Love they say!

Love they say catches you unawares! I kept waiting for it to catch me all my life, to fall in love with that special someone! I met that special someone and he promised me love for a lifetime! Those candle light dinners! Those expensive gifts! Those never ending messages and phone calls! Those lies just … Continue reading Love they say!

The Girl Next Door

I am the girl who lives next door. I know you do not remember me. You never spoke to me or heard my voice. I never walked on those streets freely, as I was told I had grown up and boys playing out could tease me. I decked myself in my room and surrounded myself … Continue reading The Girl Next Door

Skewed “Feminism”

Three things happened in the last month. First, was the movie PINK, a bold statement about respecting female choices. I wrote about that earlier. The movie was a frank resonance of all the educated girls in Indian subcontinent. The movie brought hope, my India is changing. Second, was that Indian Supreme Court judgement which said … Continue reading Skewed “Feminism”

PINK

This weekend, I finally saw PINK, a Brilliant movie by Director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury. As with all movies of this genre, the thoughts linger in your mind much longer. The movie questions our orthodox upbringing and is a mirror of what's wrong with our patriarchal mindset. THE PLOT  The movie is about 3 young independent modern … Continue reading PINK