Ms. Representation: Desire of a woman

The quote, ‘Desire in men is a hunger, while for women, it is an appetite’, is true of how our women characters are shown onscreen. Our songs always highlight certain traits of women. A man is mostly shown to desire a woman’s beauty, but the vice-versa can rarely be said to be true in our cinema. The female lead falls in love with the male lead simply because he is the protagonist. What else would she need?

Read the full column here:

https://www.cinemaexpress.com/stories/columns/2020/sep/29/ms-representation-intimacy-through-the-female-gaze-20523.html

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