Apart from depicting them as eternally depressed and dull, Bollywood has always painted widows as asexual hermits instead of complete human beings.
There are so many opportunities for women in Hollywood these days, as long as they play roles that were originally intended for men.
Amitabh Bachchan isn't just an actor, he's a cultural icon for millions of Indians – and he owes us more than this.
The vertebrae comprising Bollywood’s spine only become active when powerful male celebs are accused of manslaughter and storing illegal arms.
It's problematic when the locals are used to elicit silly laughter but the main characters refuse to budge from their previously held beliefs.
Do Muslims have to criticise or denounce Islam to survive in these polarised times?
We all need women who make us want to challenge the patriarchy, and most importantly encourage us to stand up for ourselves.