She did not have money to pay her husband’s medical bills and was sent to prison for defaulting on loans, but homemaker Revathi Roy wrestled against the setbacks to found three startups. Her latest, Hey Deedee, is an all-women delivery service.
In an interview with Outlook's Giridhar Jha, actress Taapsee Pannu talks about her upcoming movie Thappad, her image of a firebrand actress and why celebrities should not refrain from speaking their minds out on socio-political issues.
In an age where people stuck in their ways and traditions are holding the world back by refusing to acknowledge changing climate and social norms, this was a refreshing instance of using an age-old tradition to move the world forward.
The landmark reform erodes the longstanding guardianship system that renders women permanently as legal minors and allows their 'guardians' -- husband, father and other male relatives -- to exercise arbitrary authority over them.