7 Women-Led Films On Social Causes

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Thappad (2020) - Prime Video

A poignant drama starring Taapsee Pannu, shedding light on the societal acceptance of domestic violence and a woman's journey towards self-worth after a single slap ignites her awakening.

NH10 (2015) - JioCinema

An intense thriller featuring Anushka Sharma, unraveling the dark realities of honor killings and the harrowing journey of a woman fighting against patriarchal violence in rural India.

English Vinglish (2012) - JioCinema

Sridevi shines in this heartwarming tale of self-discovery, highlighting the importance of female empowerment and breaking stereotypes as a middle-aged woman learns English to assert her identity and gain respect.

Mardaani (2014) - Prime Video

Rani Mukerji delivers a powerful performance as a tough police officer battling child trafficking, offering a gripping narrative that raises awareness about the exploitation of women and girls in society.

Pink (2016) - YouTube

Pink confronts prevalent attitudes towards consent and victim-blaming, advocating for gender equality and challenging societal norms through a compelling courtroom drama.

Double XL (2022) - Netflix

The film focuses on body positivity and self-acceptance among plus-sized women, emphasizing the importance of self-love and challenging beauty standards in society. The film stars Huma Qureshi and Sonakshi Sinha.

Bhakshak (2024) - Netflix

Starring Bhumi Pednekar, She plays a struggling local journalist, Vaishali Singh, begins a dogged investigation into harrowing cases of abuse being covered up at a shelter for young girls.

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