Tag: Leena Yadav

Feminism and its Eternal Affair with Film-making

Feminism and its Eternal Affair with Film-making “I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.” ― B.R. Ambedkar Greta Gerwig was at the Ellen…

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Top 15 Hindi Films of 2016

In the last 5 years, Hindi film industry has produced some really great films which were groundbreaking in their own ways. We had films like Delhi Belly, Gangs of Wasseypur, The Lunchbox,…

The 10 Best Hindi Films Of 2016

2016 was not particularly a great year for Indian cinema. There weren’t many films that broke new grounds or even those which left a lasting impression. The only positive side of the year was the change in the portrayal of women. Up until last year, there weren’t many films that could be stated as an acute representation of women but 2016 gave way for more freedom of expression and the result was an array of films with strong female characters. While I had issues with Leena Yadav’s Parched, I particularly liked how the women in her film were not just characters but people who are living and breathing or at least trying to live and breathe. Here are 10 Hindi Films that were better than the 100 other films released this year.