Women in Tamil Cinema

Women have defied rules to become astronauts, scientists and even politicians. But in Tamil cinema, they will still portray the lusty lover, dormant wife, affectionate mother or the loyal sister. They will remain in the shadow of their male counterparts and will never shine in the limelight on their own.

My latest column is about how the trend of feminist movies and strong women roles is deteriorating in Tamil cinema.

Read on…



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