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‘I Am A Feminist and My Feminism Started With A Fish Fry’: Rima Kallingal On Sexism In Malayalam Film Industry !

“I am a women’s activist and my woman’s rights begun with a fish rotisserie,” that is the means by which Malayalam on-screen character Rima Kallingal began her TEDx Talk on ‘Changing Gender Discrimination in the Movie Industry.’ The occasion was as of late held in Thiruvananthapuram.

She described an occurrence from her youth when her mom influenced fish to sear however just to serve the male individuals from the family. It made her consider the part and significance given to ladies in a family and the general public. She goes ahead to discuss the present work atmosphere in the Malayalam film industry and the sort of obstacles that female artistes need to overcome so as to stay in the business.


“When I strolled into this film industry I was welcomed with words like time span of usability, modify, trade off, grin more. Be that as it may, frequently to stupefy,” she says. Kallingal called attention to that surviving the business is hard particularly for ladies who question. She additionally discussed the compensation hole, parts for more seasoned ladies, manhandle via web-based networking media and how ladies are always smothered.

She even discussed shaping the Women Collective of Cinema and the debate around Dileep and the kidnapping and rape of the Malayalam performing artist. She closed her discourse with a statement from Sivaji Ganeshan’s Thevar Magan and stated:

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