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Filmy journals Nadia Miah

Explore these 8 talented Indian female directors and their unique films

Zoya Akhtar

  • Beautiful cinematography and production design
  • Focuses on different issues within society
  • Self-realization of the character in the movie
  • Mix of tradition and modernity

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Aparna Sen

  • Directed many films based on a variety of topics
  • Leading women characters from different backgrounds
  • Focuses on pure and hidden human emotions
  • Beautiful music
  • Art house films

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Gauri Shinde

  • Strong female characters
  • Based on life experiences
  • Thought-provoking dialogue

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Meghna Gulzar

  • Focuses on biographical people
  • Well-written script and story

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Mira Nair

  • Focuses on films on Indian society for international audiences
  • Women are the center of her films
  • Uses actors and non-actors
  • Realistic cinematography

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Deepa Mehta

  • Controversial topics
  • Beautiful cinematography
  • Oriented toward female characters
  • Focused on pure human emotions

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Anjali Menon

  • Family and relationships
  • Character goes through a journey
  • Human emotions

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Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

  • Focuses on sensitive issues
  • Interesting storytelling
  • Stories based on women in small town India

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