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Author: Sujatha Subramanian

नकली या फ़ेक पहचान के साथ ऑनलाइन होना – युवा महिलाओं द्वारा एक से अधिक प्रोफ़ाइल बना, सोशलसोशल मीडिया पर आत्म-अभिव्यक्ति करना

अपनी एम. फिल. की थीसिस के लिए मैंने “सेल्फ़ी लेने और सोशल मीडिया की ओर युवा महिलाओं के आकर्षण” के विषय को चुना था। मेरे ऐसा करने के पीछे कई कारण थे। सबसे महत्वपूर्ण कारण यह था कि मैं युवा महिलाओं के मन में टेक्नालजी, आत्म-अभिव्यक्ति तथा शरीर के प्रति लगाव को समझना और डॉकयुमेंट…
Still from a video. A boy hugs a woman from behind. They look at each other in the mirror in front of them. The woman is holding a comb in her hand. The boy is wearing a checked black and white shirt.

Being Fake, Being Online: Young Women’s Self-Expressions through Multiple Profiles on Social Media

My decision to study young women’s engagement with selfies and social media as part of my M.Phil thesis was influenced by a number of reasons. The most significant of these was the desire to understand and document young women’s relationship with technology, self-expression and bodies. This is crucial in a context where media discourses, including…
Poster for the film 'dirty picture', shoeing actress vidya balan leaning against actor emraan hashmi

The Dirty Picture

The Dirty Picture, directed by Milan Luthria (2011) has ushered in various debates around sexuality through its representation of sexuality and the corpus of texts surrounding it, such as the public image of the actor playing the lead role. The film is widely believed to have been inspired by the life of Indian film actor,…