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Jhumka Gira Re

Hey, sexy woman...the Indian heroine is finally taking the lead

Jhumka Gira Re
Jhumka Gira Re
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If one were to pin down Deepika Padukone’s performance in Goliyon ki Rasleela Ramleela to one thing, it would have to be ‘the gaze’, the way she perennially stares at the well-oiled, muscular body of hero Ranveer Singh. It’s a look of frank lust, unapologetic longing. What’s more, she also follows it up by planting almost a 100 smouldering kisses on him, of her own free will. And, each time the two meet, she is the one who turns on the heat, and how. Now flashback to the bashful glances of Meena Kumari in Phool Aur Pathhar as Dharmendra, in his shirtless glory, towered above her. Somewhere in between these two films lies the tale of an overhaul of gender roles and expectations in Bollywood.

Something similar happened a couple of years ago in Zindagi Na Milegi Dob­ara when a delicate Katrina Kaif, Hri­thik Roshan’s mobike-riding ladylove, smothered him with a rather det­erm­i­ned kiss. Aiyyaa found the dom­est­ica­ted Rani Mukherjee taking a lead with her rather...

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