The new Netflix movie - Chaman Bahar - brought back so many bitter memories and reignited those buried fears. Those boys at the corner shops, college roundabouts and tea vendors, who would just ‘tease’ girls to pass time. Anu Shakti Singh shares her reflections with Love Matters India.
Is this a women’s hostel? Or a jail? A hospital unit? Or a Coronavirus quarantine cell! Now don’t laugh, time kharab chal raha hai...It’s overcrowded and the women are arguing. A doorbell rings and the argument in the room becomes heated. Why are they fighting and where are we?
Thappad shows the reality of many Indian households where men can do anything and get away with it easily – even physical abuse! Love Matters condemns domestic violence and gives Thappad it’s stamp of approval for shining a spotlight on this issue.
In Shubh Mangal Zyaada Saavdhan, India gets its first mainstream, fully fledged same sex romcom where Ayushman Khurana and Jitender Kumar ( Kartik Singh and Aman Tripathi) play a same sex couple living a surprisingly unfussy life in Delhi.
Hum ladkiyon ko, love, life and career sab chahiye aur abhi chahiye! Not one over another! Bas ji, this comment from the young woman sitting next to me at the cinema hall sums up Love Aaj Kal 2. And apne Imtiaz Sir seems to have missed the point big time!