The recent gang rape of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi has lead to sporadic and widespread protests throughout the length and breadth of the country. The incident has brought into light the fact that rape is rampant in the country and conviction rates for the same is shockingly low. Bollywood films too have thrown light on this issue and have shown how victims face trauma, rejection and denial of justice. Bollywood Hungama attempts to take a look on such films in this special feature.
How rapes in Bollywood go unpunished!
Insaaf ka Tarazu had Raj Babbar's character raping Zeenat Aman and then Padmini Kolhapuri, playing the role of her younger sister in the movie. Later in the movie, Zeenat Aman's character avenged the humiliation.
Damini was another such movie that talked about rape boldly in the 90s.Check it out.
Touching on the exploitation of Maoist women by policemen, Chakravyuh is one of the recent releases portraying the crime.
Lamhe portrayed Kangana Ranaut's character getting raped by her live-in boyfriend. Another recent release, Raavan saw Priya Mani getting raped by the law makers- the police men themselves!
Touching on marital rape, was Saat Khoon Maaf where Irffan Khan playing the husband of Priyanka Chopra, rapes her. There are many more movies on the list that have brough this issue of violence and sexual exploitation of woman.
Check the full list out here!
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