Pink

Perceptions. Assumptions. Judgements. Opinions. Inferences. Expectations. Women, particularly Indian women, carry the weight of all of these on their back. She wears x, hence she must be y. She works in x, hence she must be y. She grew up in x, hence she must be y. The causal logic of Indian men – and not only Indian men – but Indian Society as a whole needs some much required interception.

I am not always a fan of Amitabh Bachchan’s acting but in Pink he shows great poise and his face says more than his words. The newer crop of Taapsee, Kirti and Angad also impress with their acting.

All come together in a court case that is a long discourse on morality. I hope everyone can learn a lesson from this – men that think of women as objects and women that exchange safety for coolness. (8/10)

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