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In Badhaai Ho, Neena Gupta's character remains the catalyst, seldom evolving into the focal point
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In Badhaai Ho, Neena Gupta's character remains the catalyst, seldom evolving into the focal point

It is disappointing that in Badhaai Ho, the struggle of a middle-class homemaker who gets pregnant at the age of 52, ends at the second-hand embarrassment of her son, and society at large.

As Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard turns 70, a look at the psycho-biddy genre it preceded
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As Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard turns 70, a look at the psycho-biddy genre it preceded

Sunset Boulevard saw Gloria Swanson play Norma Desmond, an ageing silent film diva now forgotten with the advent of sound. She descends into madness when the screenwriter-turned-lover she hires for her epic comeback film, decided to leave her for a younger woman.

Hollywood's finally making films about women it has long ignored — and audiences are flocking
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Hollywood's finally making films about women it has long ignored — and audiences are flocking

Hollywood often works hard to convince us that older women aren’t appealing, that they are boring, and worse, they don’t really exist, with considerably more opportunities afforded to their male counterparts. But that might be changing | via @nytimes

The Queer Take: Moving past the LGBTQ community's entrenched ageism requires that we first confront it 
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The Queer Take: Moving past the LGBTQ community's entrenched ageism requires that we first confront it 

In this week's 'The Queer Take', Joshua Muyiwa writes: Seeing older gay, bisexual and men fade away into invisiblity makes me hyper aware that there is something to the invincibility I felt in my younger days

Bhumi Pednekar reacts to claims of her unfair casting in Bala: By that logic, I shouldn't have done Dum Laga Ke Haisha
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Bhumi Pednekar reacts to claims of her unfair casting in Bala: By that logic, I shouldn't have done Dum Laga Ke Haisha

Bhumi Pednekar defends her casting as a 70-year-old in Saand Ki Aankh last month, and a dark-complexioned character in Bala last week.

Tushar Hiranandani on Bhumi, Taapsee and ageism, Saand Ki Aankh’s Shashi Kapoor connect, misogyny and why he won't do another Masti
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Tushar Hiranandani on Bhumi, Taapsee and ageism, Saand Ki Aankh’s Shashi Kapoor connect, misogyny and why he won't do another Masti

Tushar Hiranandani defends his directorial debut Saand Ki Aankh, against allegations of ageism, and his past filmography that includes the Masti franchise.

International Day of Older Persons 2019: India warming up to retirement communities but country in dire need of infra, support systems for elderly
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International Day of Older Persons 2019: India warming up to retirement communities but country in dire need of infra, support systems for elderly

Although 1 October is being celebrated as the United Nations International Day of Older Persons every year since 1990, it is disheartening that we remain quite comfortably numb towards the special mental, physical and nutritional requirements of our senior citizens at large.

Famke Janssen, original Jean Grey from X-Men franchise, cites sexism and ageism as reason for exit
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Famke Janssen, original Jean Grey from X-Men franchise, cites sexism and ageism as reason for exit

Famke Janssen, who originally essayed the role of Jean Grey in most of the X-Men franchise films, blames Hollywood's sexism for her exit from the series

Mallika Sherawat facing flak for her Instagram photos reeks of ageism and hypocrisy
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Mallika Sherawat facing flak for her Instagram photos reeks of ageism and hypocrisy

After Mallika Sherawat posted her picture on Instagram, there was a slew of hate messages, cat-calls and harsh judgements on her personal life.

Ebay's new 'Things don’t judge' ad challenges LGBT, age, gender stereotypes and how
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Ebay's new 'Things don’t judge' ad challenges LGBT, age, gender stereotypes and how

eBay India's new ad proves that the 10 crore products being marketed are more open minded than the one billion people they are being marketed to