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Chit Chat & Chai

Chit Chat Aur Chai ~ How do women fare in our ‘women-oriented’ dramas?

What does it mean for a drama to be woman-oriented? Just because it features a woman in a lead role it is a woman-oriented serial? Is it a woman-oriented story if the woman has no say in her own story? What about the question of her agency?

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Chit Chat & Chai ~ Are our ‘family-oriented’ dramas truly family friendly?

With their casual and careless approach to disturbing issues, graphic depictions of violence, normalizing of misogyny, coarse language, perpetuation of problematic gendered stereotypes, can our dramas still claim to be ‘family-oriented’?