ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Not Just a Thappad

The phenomenon of domestic violence is discussed through the film Thappad, which addresses the issue sensitively. Domestic violence across different social classes and the internalised patriarchy when it comes to navigating measures like divorce are explored. The depiction of violence in Bollywood is elaborated on and the need for more films like Thappad is emphasised.

Chhapaak: Of Corrosive Mindsets and the Undying Will of the Survivors

The newly released film Chhapaak is analysed and used as a vehicle to comment on acid attacks as a heinous act and how the survivors brave the brutalities meted out to them. 

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