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What Happens When You Try To Make A Film About Women, With No Male Star, In Bollywood

Some of us — critics, movie lovers, feminists — spend days demanding Hindi films that treat women as real people. We write, we chortle on social media, we argue with friends who whine, “But entertainment hai yaar” and hope that Bollywood will make films that talk about women in a way it matters. And then one weekend a Great Grand Bullshit Masti releases and promptly goes on to make Rs 100 crores at the box office. At least, as audience, we have the luxury to drown our disappointment in alcohol and declare, “No more Bollywood for me”.

 But what about filmmakers? Ones who are in the Bollywood pond and are trying to play against the rules of the big fish? What happens when you approach production houses, investors and Bollywood biggies with the power to make films happen with a script on women, and one that has no role for a big, male star?

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Source: www.huffingtonpost.in


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