Women’s Day 2021: From ‘Thappad’ to ‘English Vinglish’, these films will salute the struggle of women

Currently, women are not far behind men in any field, but are walking step by step with them. At the same time, female-oriented films are becoming more popular in the bollywood industry than before and are doing very well. International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on 8 March. We tell you that these films are a must watch on International Women’s Day.


Taapsee Pannu’s film ‘Thappad’ released in the year 2020 was directed by Anubhav Sinha. The story of the film is about domestic violence. The film shows how a woman loses herself while handling the responsibilities of husband and family. In the meantime, even if a slap is taken from him, he comes under violence. The film warns women about crime like assault. Apart from Taapsee Pannu, the film also stars Dia Mirza, Gracie Goswami, Ankur Rathi, Manav Kaul, Kumud Mishra, Tanvi Azmi, Ratna Pathak Shah and Ram Kapoor in pivotal roles.

English vinglish

Bollywood actress Sridevi’s film ‘English Vinglish’ portrayed a woman who devoted her entire life to her children and husband. But he did not get the respect he should have received in return. Due to the lack of English, her husband and children often made fun of her and used to judge her. The film shows how she learns English and proves herself. The film, released in 2012, was directed by Gauri Shinde. The film featured Adil Hussain, French actor Mehdi Nebbu and Priya Anand alongside Sridevi.


Kangana Ranaut’s film ‘Queen’ has been well liked by the people. The film has a beautiful story of a straightforward modern-day girl who considers marrying the will of the parents, taking her own life as her husband’s choice of her own life. The funniest twist in the film comes when the girl sets out on a honeymoon alone when the boy refuses to marry. The film stars Rajkumar Rao with Kangana Ranaut. The film, which came in the year 2013, was directed by Vikas Bahl.


The film ‘Pink’, directed by Anirudh Roy Chaudhary, was released in the year 2016. In the film, Taapsee Pannu raised the slogan of women empowerment. He spoke openly on the physical relationship and agreed that ‘neither means only nor’. In the film, he faced all kinds of troubles, but in the end, victory prevails. The film was starring Amitabh Bachchan, Angad Bedi, Kirti Kulhari, Piyush Mishra, Vijay Verma with Taapsee Pannu.


In the year 2017, director Devashish Mukherjee’s film ‘Ajji’ is very relevant for Women’s Day. The story of rape and revenge is shown in the film. ‘Ajji’ is the story of an elderly woman living in a slum in Mumbai, who lives here with her granddaughter Manda. One night the son of a leader rapes a ten-year-old child. Ajji does not get justice for his granddaughter. Then Azji himself comes out to take justice for his granddaughter. The film stars Sushma Deshpande, Sharvani Suryavanshi, Abhishek Banerjee, Sadia Siddiqui, Vikas Kumar, Manuj Sharma, Sudhir Pandey, Kiran Khoj, and Smita Tambe.


The film ‘Raji’, directed by Meghna Gulzar, was released in the year 2018. Alia Bhatt is a Hindustani spy girl in the film, who does not hesitate to go to Pakistan to protect the country. She marries a Pakistani boy who is an army officer. She spies there, shows courage, makes sacrifices, but in the end, she only gets lonely. But he is also ready for this in front of the country. The film depicts every form of a woman well. Apart from Alia Bhatt, the film stars Vicky Kaushal, Jaideep Ahlawat, Soni Razdan, Rajit Kapoor, Shishir Sharma and Arif Zakaria.

Lipstick under my burka

Director Alankrita Shrivastava’s film ‘Lipstick Under My Burka’ was released in the year 2016. The film depicts a beautiful story of four women who want to live in the new ideology leaving behind the old thought in the narrow streets of Bhopal. The film stars Konkona Sen, Ahana Kumra, Ratna Pathak Shah and Plabita Borthakur in the lead roles. The film won many international awards.

Angry indian goddesses

In the year 2015, Angry Indian Gods, directed by Pan Nalin, shows the story of 6 girls in Struggle. Actually, this film shows how easy random crimes against women are. Angry Indian Gods shows that a trip to Goa becomes an accident for these girls. The film stars Sandhya Mridul, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Sara Jane Dias, Anushka Manchanda, Amrit Maghera, Rajshree Deshpande, Pavlen Gujral and Adil Hussain.


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