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12-28-2012, 11:18 PM #1
Don't commodify woman's sensuality, urges Shabana AzmiCelebration of a woman's sensuality was healthy but Bollywood's heroines would "do well to make more discerning choices", says actress and social activist Shabana Azmi.
As debate swirls over incidents of violence against women, particularly the gang-rape of a young woman now battling for life in a Singapore hospital, Shabana tweeted Thursday night: "Celebration of a woman's sensuality is healthy, but commodification is not and our heroines will do well to make more discerning choices."
"Crass lyrics, voyeuristic camera angles, fragmented images of heaving breasts, swivelling navels, swinging hips rob women of autonomy. So much easier to blame than to reflect and share part of the blame. All sections of society including films need to analyse how we are part culpable," she added....being a human...