Five Bollywood Films That Broke Societal Beauty Standards

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Dum Laga Ke Haisha -Prime Video

Dum Laga Ke Haisha breaks societal beauty standards by portraying a plus-size woman as the protagonist and love interest. The film celebrates Sandhya's confidence and self-love, and it shows that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.

Bala - Disney+ Hotstar

The protagonist, Balmukund Shukla, also known as Bala, is a young man who suffers from premature baldness. He is constantly teased and ridiculed for his baldness, which leads him to feel insecure and ashamed.

Gone Kesh - Prime Video

If that Wasn’t Impactful enough here is a Film where A woman is suffering from alopecia areata, a condition that causes hair loss. Have you ever seen a woman go bald? Her story is about the struggle to come to terms with her condition and strongly advocating self-acceptance.

Parched - Prime Video

It challenges the notion that women have to be fair-skinned and conventionally attractive to be worthy of love and respect. The four female protagonists are all dark-skinned women. They are all also portrayed as being beautiful, intelligent, and strong

Zero - Netflix

The film shows that Even beauty Can be Flawed with Katrina Kaif's Character and that inner beauty is more important than outer beauty. Bauua, a Dwarf, and Aafia who is disabled are both beautiful people because they are kind, compassionate, and loving.

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