A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South

Author: Shruti Arora

Still from the movie: Lipstick under the burkha

Friendships Between Women: Norms, Intimacies and Imaginations

It has troubled me for a long time now that there are hardly any Bollywood block busters that focus on friendships between women. Bollywood has had countless films depicting friendships between men, such as Anand (1971), Sholay (1975), Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Rock On (2008), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2009), 3 Idiots (2009) and Kai Po…