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Huma Qureshi, Rasika Dugal and Prajakta Koli – Actors on changing women’s narrative on film & series in India (Netflix)

Huma Qureshi, Rasika Dugal and Prajakta Koli – Actors on changing women’s narrative on film & series in India (Netflix)

Three women were outspoken and insightful in their panel discussions…

CHANGING narratives around women, especially in India, was a hot topic of conversation at a recent set of panel discusions organised by Netflix.
In Mumbai, it along with the Indian National Commission of Women, hosted a series of panel discussions and we were there to film these and have selected the best of that day…

ACTOR-PRODUCER Huma Qureshi talks about how she is experiencing change in the industry, both as an actor and a producer.
She speaks powerfully about changing narratives and how women are not just decoration or sidekicks to the main male actors in films and series; they are beginning to be at the centre of the narrative and Qureshi welcomes the change, while saying there is still some way to go…
These videos dropped onto our Youtube channel yesterday on March 8 – United Nation’s International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month in the US. ACV’s Natalie Barrass, who shot the panel dicussions, said: “I love that Netflix is championing female-led series and films. I’ll be casting my beady bird’s eye over all things girl power later this year!”

Huma Qureshi

RENOWNED actor Rasika Dugal talks candidly about her experience of reprising the role of a police officer in the International Emmy Award-Winning Indian series, ‘Delhi Crime’, on Netflix.

Rasika Dugal

FROM Youtube comedy content sensation to an actor whose series has just entered its third instalment…Prajakta Koli talks about the ups and down of being an actor who doesn’t have to worry about production, framing or any of that (Youtube palaver) and how the experience has been liberating – mostly! She talks about the character of Dimple and how she related…

Prajakta Koli

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Camera/editing: Natalie Barrass

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Written by Asian Culture Vulture