From 'Apurva' to 'Jaane Jaan': Movies that showcase women taking centre stage

Let's have a look at four Bollywood movies that showcase women in their brightest light.

Team India Forums

Team India Forums

View Profile
Apurva and Jaane Jaan

Indian cinema has evolved over the years in terms of storytelling and with the increasing focus on women taking centre stage. The shift has prominently been good, which reflects with young actors like Tara Sutaria taking centre stage in the grittiest thriller in Apurva.

Let’s have a look at recent movies that saw women taking centre stage


Directed by Nikhil Nagesh Bhat stars a unique ensemble cast of Tara Sutaria, Abhishek Banerjee, Dhairya Karwa, and Rajpal Yadav who have united to showcase one of the most powerful stories of good over evil onscreen, set in one of India's most dangerous places in India – Chambal. The movie, sees Tara Sutaria headlining the project and for the first time we will see the actress do action and be de-glam for a role. The movie is releasing on Disney+ Hotstar on November 15th.

Jaane Jaan

Recently, we saw Kareena in the survival thriller drama, Jaane Jaan, streaming on Netflix. As a victim of an abusive ex-husband, all hell breaks loose when he re-enters her life.

In the quest to save herself and her daughter, Kareena is forced to take the extreme step of eliminating him and then trying to figure out how to save herself from the police.

Thank You For Coming

Five powerhouse talents Bhumi Pednekar, Shehnaaz Gill, Dolly Singh, Kusha Kapila, and Shibani Bedi came together for an entertaining chick-flick that takes you on a roller coaster ride filled with fun and emotions, while also delivering a thought-provoking message.

Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway

Starring Rani Mukerji, An immigrant mother from India embarks on a fierce custody battle when Norwegian authorities take her children away from her. Based on a true story.

Comment below and let us know your favourite among the aforementioned.

Your reaction

Jaane Jaan poster

Jaane Jaan

Mrs chatterjee Vs. Norway poster

Mrs chatterjee Vs. Norway

Thank You For Coming  poster

Thank You For Coming

Apurva poster


Comments (0)

Latest Stories