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Top filmmakers, actors afraid to experiment, says Aamir Khan

Nov 22, 2014

Top filmmakers, actors afraid to experiment, says Aamir Khan

Actor Aamir Khan has has criticised established actors and filmmakers, saying they are scared to produce fresh content and only focus on box office numbers. #Bollywood #Dhoom 3 #Aamir Khan #BuzzPatrol #Indian films #Queen #Kahaani #PK #Indian movies #HT Summit #Indian filmmakers
No more stereotypes: Recent films have redefined Indian women, says Amitabh Bachchan

Nov 11, 2014

No more stereotypes: Recent films have redefined Indian women, says Amitabh Bachchan

Noting that the visual representation of women has changed dramatically over the past two decades, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Monday saluted the way contemporary Indian films portray multi-hued female characters which have moved away from the pre-set stereotypes of wife, vamp or the sacrificing mother. #Amitabh Bachchan #globalisation #Indian films #Women #stereotype
Mainstream Indian cinema is sexist and misogynist: activists agree with UN report

Sep 26, 2014

Mainstream Indian cinema is sexist and misogynist: activists agree with UN report

At a time when one of Indias leading English dailies is getting slammed for its unapologetically sexist defence of why it believes an actresss cleavage is news, comes a UN-sponsored study that ranks Indian films high in sexualisation and stereotyping of women. #Bollywood #India #United Nations #Indian films #Hindi films #UN report on films #Women in Bollywood #working women in films #women in Indian film industry
UN report on films: Indian movies show more working women than France, US

Sep 25, 2014

UN report on films: Indian movies show more working women than France, US

It's the first international study of gender images in films from all over the world. Presented by The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, UN Women and The Rockefeller Foundation, this report looked at films released between January 2010 and May 2013 and analysed how women were being treated on and off screen in show business. #Bollywood #India #United Nations #Indian films #Hindi films #UN report on films #Women in Bollywood #working women in films #women in Indian film industry