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ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Feminism, Veere di wedding, Lipstick under my burkha, Four more shots please

Does being fun make a show less feminist? What 'Four more Shots Please' and 'Veere Di Wedding' taught me

The two flicks are about upper-caste, upper-class, urban, privileged women, distant from the reality of a large part of India. But they do hold important feminist lessons.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Veere di wedding, Stree, Tumbbad, Me too movement

Best of 2018: The year that was, through movies

5 times Bollywood was way ahead of its time in 2018

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Bollywood, Veere di wedding, Netflix, Kiara advani

What Kiara Advani learnt from Lust Stories

In her short career thus far Advani says she has learned as much from her failures as she has from her successes

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  4-minute read
Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar, Swara Bhaskar, Veere di wedding

Lust Stories: Men? Who needs them when in Bollywood

The Netflix original is a collection of four shorts about love and desire in contemporary India.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Shikha talsania, Kareena Kapoor, Rhea kapoor, Sonam Kapoor

No, slamming Veere Di Wedding must not win you respect

It’s high time we stop pinning all our unfulfilled feminist aspirations on a single narrative and treat our female characters as real people.

ART & CULTURE

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Women's liberation, Masturbation, Swara Bhaskar, Veere di wedding

Veere di Wedding - 'Women's Lib' for Twitter's twits

Kareena Kapoor- and Swara Bhaskar-starrer is a slap in the face for young girls trying to get an education - and real freedom.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Feminism, Kareena Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar, Veere di wedding

No, I will not cheer for Veere Di Wedding. It's regressive

It portrays independent women as they would possibly exist in the imagination of most men.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Cinema, Sexuality, Feminism, Veere di wedding

Veere Di Wedding is the story of every confused modern Indian woman today

She doesn’t want to follow the norms of society but also seeks acceptance for her rebellion.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  3-minute read
Swara Bhasker, Entertainment, Bollywood, Veere di wedding

No, you cannot gaslight these Veeres

In the age of #MeToo, the problem is not that Veere Di Wedding is unabashed about female sexuality. It is that it doesn’t go far enough.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Summer, Sex and the city, Bollywood, Veere di wedding

Veere Di Wedding and Manspotting: It's Delhi's scorching summer of love and sex

If you are shocked by the way we speak, then where have you been living?