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#Women'sDaySpecial: Resolute, Raring, Radical: Shows That Are 'Disrupting' Cliche Depiction of Women

These shows are changing the definition of 'women' through their representation...


It's Women's Day! Women all around the world got their chance to cast their first vote on this day and hence the day is celebrated as International Women's Day. Our Indian TV shows are becoming increasingly women oriented these days, which is a good thing;  family drama, saas-bahu shows exist, no doubt, but there are some shows who are portraying women in realistic light. 

Gone are the days, when they were seen as damsel-in-distress. Now women are strong, independent and highly confident. They don't need men to support them. Let us look at some shows that are portraying women in the most millennial way!

Patiala Babes

Well, Sony TV's Patiala Babes has been a new inspiration for women all around the world. The relationship of mother and daughter is something to look for sure, but have you seen how strong they are? How wisely they take every decision and fight the world. Women empowerment in realistic way, that's Patiala Babes for you!

Kehne Ko Humsafar Hai

Kehne Ko Humsafar Hai is a Hindi ALT Balaji web series. The story revolves around the married couple Poonam and Rohit and a confident interior designer Ananya. It was a love triangle. The women here  never bad mouth each other or indulge in cat fights. They handle all the change of relationships in the most mature way. It seemed realistic when Poonam and Ananya still were good to each other when Rohit married Ananya, leaving Poonam. On the other hand, Poonam also did not spend her days crying. She moved on and started afresh.

Ladies Special

Local trains are integral to Mumbai city. Ladies Special on Sony TV shows the daily lives of women who travel by Ladies special every single day: the struggle they have to face to catch a train, go to work, come back to your family and how they juggle between the various roles expected of them.

Haq Se

Haq Se wins here! This show clearly depicts women empowerment and features four girls inn pursuit of  their passions and desires. But things don't turn as their wish, and they face series of repercussions in their life. It's an enlightening series about girls who dare to dream and don't give up under any situation. Infallible, Much.

Four More Shots Please

If life gives you lemons, order 4 shots! Four More Shots Please is a web series on Amazon Prime. This series show four friends who have their individual problems. They are rich, successful and independent, yet they all have a void of sorts in their lives. But, the women here handle things in their own way, even if it involves fighting for oneself or their tribe.

Broken But Beautiful

Boken But Beautiful is ALT Balaji's web series. The story goes with Veer and Sameera breaking up and how their life goes after they loose love. Sameera goes through a difficult heart break but she knows that she has a life to live and it's interesting to trace her journey as a women and as a person

The world is changing and so is the content on atleast some of the television shows. Did we miss any in the list? Let us know in the comments below...

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abhi786 2019-03-12T09:42:14Z Patiala Babes is a good realistic show on women empowerment especially a women with her daughter has to face the world alone to fight for her own palace...
Jannavi 2019-03-10T07:21:58Z Start voting for asum show Patiala babes & talented actors Paridhi Sharma, ashnoor kaur & Anirudh Dave
divyadaya13 2019-03-09T13:47:09Z Patiala babes is an amazing show. Love paridhi, ashnoor and anirudhs acting.
Jannavi 2019-03-08T21:50:44Z Patiala Babes truly showing how a common women become weak to strong by sticking to realistic asum acting done by Paridhi Sharma for babes
Octothorpe 2019-03-08T09:30:51Z Patiala Babes is one hell of a show. I wish the entire team all the luck!
Shaina_b 2019-03-08T08:32:18Z Kehne Ko Humsafar Hai shows women empowerment well!!!

Jannavi 2019-03-08T05:05:29Z Patiala Babes is superb show showing women empowerment asum acting done by Paridhi Sharma, Anirudh Dave & ashnoor kaur
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