It Is Women Power At Box Office In 2016by The Daily Eye Team January 22 2016, 1:48 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 46 secs
Bollywood has over the years doled out numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful movies with woman as the protagonist. ‘Mother India’, ‘Astitva’, ‘Chandni Bar’, ‘Lajja’, ‘Kahaani’, ‘Mardaani’, ‘Queen’ etc. are instances in point. The bygone year also saw woman-centric films like ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’, ‘Piku’, ‘NH10’, ‘Margarita with a Straw’, ‘Angry Indian Goddesses’ being immensely appreciated. ‘Chalk n Duster’ which released on January 15 features Juhi Chawla and veteran actress Shabana Azmi in the lead roles. The film also casts acclaimed actress Divya Dutta apart from Zarina Wahab and Girish Karnad. Richa Chadda also plays an important role of a journalist. The film directed by Jayant Gilatar is about teacher-student relationship. It is the first film of 2016 where female characters take prominence.