Women in Bollywood News
Women’s Day special: Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan: Who is the strongest leading lady?
This Women’s Day, we take a look at the female actors who are fighting to make a place for themselves in a male dominated industry
Even today, box office success in Bollywood is attributed mainly to the male stars involved in a project and filmmakers spend big bucks to cast a big heroes in their films. Sadly, while there is a long list of male stars that includes Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor – who are all staking their claim at the turnstiles – there are only about three or four female stars who command any kind of respect at the BO. Click here to read more
Women’s Day special: Kangna Ranaut strips for Ajay Devgn!
Forget the odes to woman power, with Women’s Day coming up this Thursday, we take a look at several derogatory references made to women in Bollywood
The Khoon Bhari Maangs, Daminis and Mrityudands occur less often in Bollywood than Women’s Day propagators would like you to think. Bollywood remains a male-dominated realm both off screen and on screen. There is that cliched situation in which the hero dramatically rescues the hapless heroine from the clutches of the villain. It happens more often than the heroine taking an axe and freeing herself. Sometimes it’s more covert and you may have to watch a film or a scene twice to see it, but it’s always there. We bring you a few of the more offensive instances that are conveniently passed off as accepted behaviour, even jokes! Click here to read more