PL Deshpande's Marathi, Hindi film posters displayed at NFAI event commemorating his birth centenary
NFAI's film festival commemorated the birth centenary of PL Deshpande who enjoyed an illustrious career as an actor, screenwriter, author, humorist, music composer and singer
The last few years have been marked by positive portrayals of women in cinema, and better representation of women onscreen. How women appear on posters is merely a reflection of the attitude to their presence in cinema. Will the figure of the wilting heroine badly in need of an energy shot gradually disappear from posters of Bollywood films?