Author: Mariyam Zafar

Revisiting Rafoo Chakkar: Villainy, Crossdressing, and Chuckles Enliven the Comedy

Reading Time: 3 minutesAt a time when men – Dev (Rishi Kapoor) and Salim (Paintal) – dressing up as women wasn’t a comedy norm, the mere transformation of both the actors is hilarious. Not to mention, the actors look like they’re having a blast. They swish and sway, giggle and chuckle and are very bold with their wardrobe choices, says […]

Is it True that Women are for Women?

Reading Time: 3 minutesMaking someone feel bad about themselves won’t make you feel any better. It’s about time we made “catfights”, jealousy and competition a thing of the past. Let’s not degenerate our sisters into a sum of their body parts. Let’s not deconstruct their bodies and their minds, says Mariyam, in the new weekly column, wherein the […]

Awaaz: Lending Assertive Voice to the Modern Women

Reading Time: 3 minutesSanchaari showcased various aspects of the modern women, in its two-day cultural meet. Here’s a report by Mariyam, exclusively for Different Truths. Sanchaari’s motive to revive the cultural heritage of Allahabad has tasted progress in a couple of years since its inception. The year 2017 marks the third successful year of the annual Sanskritik Parv. The […]