On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we have listed some Hindi television shows that bring forward the stories of women. These women characters are proving with their stories that they are courageous and talented.
Story 9 Months Ki: With actress Sukirti Kandpal in the lead role, the show tells a story of a girl named Alia Shroff, who decides to become a mother through IVF. Bollywood choreographer Farah Khan and television actress Anita Hassanandani had taken to social media and applauded the concept. Sukriti raises questions like “if there can be marriage without love, why cannot there be a child without a father?”
This show airs on Sony TV.
Namak Ishq Ka: Actress Shruti Sharma is seen playing the role of a dancer Kahaani, who is popularly known as Chamcham Rani. It tells how Chamcham is looked down upon for her profession. A rich man forces her to marry him because of her beauty. Not just Chamcham, but also her family is humiliated by the society. You can watch it on Colors TV.
Molkki: This show is about the tradition of selling poor girls to wealthy and aged grooms. Priyal Mahajan, playing Purvi, is married to a much older man but she decides to pay off her ‘mol’ by earning money. And, also simultaneously fights for other ‘molkki’ brides, who are sexually assaulted. Yet another Colors TV show.
Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Mein: Sai Joshi, played by actress Ayesha Singh, aspires to become a doctor. However, in an unfortunate turns of events she gets married to ACP Virat Chavan. The Chavan family doesn’t allow females to go out for studies and jobs. But Sai stands against this. This show airs on Star Plus.
Barrister Babu: Where the elders are blind-folded, 8-year-old Bondita questions all the injustices towards women. She asks for the same freedom as that of a boy. With her journey, she creates awareness about women rights. This show airs on Colors TV.