Ayesha Mehra in Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
Zoya Akhtar’s story of an enormous household with large issues doesn’t give Priyanka Chopra’s character a good shake. Ayesha ultimately eliminates her abusive husband (Rahul Bose). However why did she put up with it for therefore lengthy? Why does the sitdown together with her mother and father finish with them advising her to have a child to avoid wasting her marriage? And why does she want a person? Even whether it is Farhan Akhtar.
Sandhya Tiwari in Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
Exploring the themes of fats shaming and organized marriage, this Yash Raj manufacturing is nicely made. However it could have been good to see Bhumi Pednekar go forward with a divorce. We didn’t assume Ayushmann Khurrana’s character deserved her. Ladies must cease being so forgiving on display screen.
Sehmat Khan in Raazi (2018)
A real account of an Indian lady who marries right into a Pakistani navy household to behave as a spy. This can be a RAW deal, in additional methods than one. The film goes on to demand not possible issues of Sehmat, turning her right into a assassin, and the reason for her husband’s demise. On the finish, she’s pregnant and alone.
Preeti Sikka in Kabir Singh (2019)
That is the movie that conjures up ladies to remain in abusive relationships. A remake of Telugu movie Arjun Reddy (2017), there’s no humiliation that Kiara Advani doesn’t endure. She forgives abuse, will get pregnant by a person who doesn’t take care of her, and goes again to him although she’s financially steady. How is that this a cheerful relationship?
Naina Talwar in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
The lesson right here is: If he’s not into you, transfer on. Sadly, that’s not what Deepika Padukone decides to do. She retains falling for Ranbir’s character, giving in to his poisonous and egocentric whims and fancies. They appear to be on the best way to their fortunately ever after. However all too quickly, there’s heartbreak in retailer for Naina.
Claire Peterson in The Boy Subsequent Door (2015)
You’re in bother when the neighbour you had a one-night stand with turns into a stalker. After which joins the varsity the place you’re a trainer. After which calls for that you’ve a relationship with him. JLo has to kill Ryan Guzman to be freed from him. Can we see Jennifer Lopez in a film the place she’s not on the prowl or getting married?
Malorie Hayes in Chicken Field (2018)
Sandra Bullock is in the midst of an apocalypse situation the place folks drop lifeless the minute they see sure strange creatures. The film follows her makes an attempt to remain alive, and defend two toddlers. A touching, troublesome watch, you may’t assist it when your coronary heart bleeds for Malorie.
Grace le Domas in Prepared or Not (2019)
It’s her wedding ceremony day, however the in-laws already need to kill Samara Weaving. As a result of they’re cursed. And Adam Brody appears unable to assist with the “till demise do us half” little bit of his vows. After quite a lot of taking pictures, and some murders, Grace makes it to daybreak. What’s subsequent after surviving this household drama? Solely remedy.
Black Widow in Avengers: Endgame (2019)
You don’t take the one important lady superhero within the Avengers and kill them off. Particularly if you’re planning to kill off one other key member (Iron Man) a few minutes later. However the battle between Black Widow and Hawkeye about who’s going to supply their soul to finish their mission, is heartbreaking. Want she hadn’t misplaced.
Summer season Finn in 500 Days of Summer season (2009)
She broke Tom’s coronary heart, however did she actually? Zooey Deschanel instructed Joseph Gordon-Levitt proper from the start that their relationship might by no means go wherever. It’s not her fault he continues to pursue her. And when she finds happiness with the proper particular person, Tom paints her a villain. We don’t purchase it.
From HT Brunch, June 24, 2023
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