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Bollywood Musings: The Changing Face of Women Bonding in Bollywood Cinema

Bollywood Musings: The Changing Face of Women Bonding in Bollywood Cinema

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Oct 2018 11:49 AM GMT

In Shashanka Ghosh's Veere Di Wedding, four friends at numerous junctures of romance and relationship bond and banter over matters of the heart. It is not often that Bollywood mostly focuses on feminine friendships, in addition, to create it the crux of its plot. However with showbiz changing into additional woke than ever, one will hope that a lot of, more movies exploring the mesmeric world of women bonding are added to the current list.

Lipstick below My Burkha

Alankrita Shrivastava's sophomore drama connects the lives of 4 inhibited small-town ladies endeavouring to interrupt out of their stifling existence. Society might disapprove their rebellion, however, they get one another and typically that is all one desires.


Three best friends and roomies, sharing a flat in Delhi, stand by one another through thick and thin after one of them is put on trial for wounding a politically influential guy in self-defence.


Paris isn't only for lovers. Typically it is an ideal place to form unlikely, ennobling friendships. Just like the one between a timid Delhi jeune fille drop by her fiancé in some unspecified time in the future before their wedding and a smouldering Indo-French free soul who takes the poor issue under her wing.


Sometimes it takes a woman to witness the suffering and survival spirit of her sex from lesser privileged members of society to search out her inner strength. It's what happens to Manisha Koirala once encountering the strong-minded characters of Madhuri Dixit, Rekha and Mahima Chaudhary in Lajja.


In Sanjay Leela Bhansali's sumptuously scaled fantasies, ladies bond best over shringar and dance. Paro and Chandramukhi are rivals but their mutual affection for Devdas urges them to interrupt into an active bout of Dola re. Ditto for Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone's dance-off in Bajirao Mastani's Pinga.

Mirch Masala

Constant sexual oppression and objectification drive the defeated however spirited worker of a chilli manufactory to the purpose where they refuse to require from now on and dispense swift and shocking justice in a very total shocker of a finale.


Shabana Azmi and Smita Patil headline Shyam Benegal's gorgeous social wittiness to indicate the oldest profession of the world too has its moments of tenderness, bonding and tenderness despite the sordid, crude, surprising realism and materialistic outlook of its colourful inhabitants.

Chak De! Republic of India

A deep love for the sport, a collective need to ascertain Team India shine and every one variety of sexist and racist discrimination crumble ending the variations to outline the friendships of Chak De's all-girls team.

Gulaab Gang

Nothing brings a bunch of girls nearer sort of a sensible cause. And Madhuri Dixit and her ladies in pink are committed to the reason behind fighting for women's rights in Gulaab Gang.

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