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  • | April 17th, 2014

    Why are Bollywood heroines used as objects of visual pleasure?

    Why are Bollywood heroines used as objects of visual pleasure?

    Bollywood and women: Why objectification of women in films translates to real-life violence
    Bollywood has always been under the line of fire for its potrayal of women as objects of desire. Be it Mandakini, Parveen Babi or the current crop of actresses. From ‘Sheila Ki Jawaani’ to ‘Munni ki Badnaami’, itis usually women who are utilised as objects of desire and sexual objects. The situation is no different in Indian culture where birth of a girl child is frowned upon with disdain in some parts of India and shockingly even among elite and educated Indians.Click here to read more