Not just a thappad on domestic violence

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Abstract

The phenomenon of domestic violence is discussed through the film Thappad, which addresses the issue sensitively. Domestic violence across different social classes and the internalised patriarchy when it comes to navigating measures like divorce are explored. The depiction of violence in Bollywood is elaborated on and the need for more films like Thappad is emphasised.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-35
Number of pages4
JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
Volume55
Issue number26-27
StatePublished - Jun 27 2020

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