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DAMSEL IN DISTRESS OR SELF-RESCUING PRINCESS? – A FEMINIST CRITIQUE ON THE PORTRAYAL OF WOMEN IN INDIAN SOAPS

We have grown up watching our moms glued to the television sets at around 2 in the afternoon, laughing and crying with Tulsi and Mihir in Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, gritting their teeth at Komolika, the vamp in Kasauti Zindagi Ki, and discussing how Anurag from the same show is brought back to life… Continue reading DAMSEL IN DISTRESS OR SELF-RESCUING PRINCESS? – A FEMINIST CRITIQUE ON THE PORTRAYAL OF WOMEN IN INDIAN SOAPS

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A Letter to a Benign Soul

Dear, I looked at you like an Oxident would look at an Orient, with awe. Thinking you to be some mystic beauty with powers to enchant . Your peculiar hair style, your aromatic and unique attar, your poetry and the subtle mannerism of yours made me deeply fond of you. It wasn't some childish fondness… Continue reading A Letter to a Benign Soul