When I first started getting into Bollywood movies a little over two years ago, I was immediately intrigued. The color. The music. The over-the-top acting. What’s not to like? Well, actually, a lot of things. For starters: the lack of dynamism in female roles, misogynistic undertones, predominantly fair-skinned actors featured, and so on.
The Bollywood industry churns out thousands of movies a year, but not every movie contains these problematic issues (or at least not as heavily). You can find movies that are entertaining, but also deep and astoundingly beautiful in both design and story. Read more..