Bollywood started out as a place where we Indians found beauty, escape, mirage and most of it all it showcased our daily lives. Slow and steadily the industry started to grow and for some reason, it started to become a misogynistic place. Maybe along with time, it was actually portraying the society but without any intention to make the wrong things right.
Then it started to celebrate misogyny, objectification at the heights. After the rise of feminism conversations, these misogynistic levels decreased, sure, but it still runs in the vein quite deep for the Bollywood and its audience.
Bollywood’s sexist and misogynistic lyrics like these need to die soon:
1. Chhote Chhote Peg - Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety
Ok! Drinking makes your character bad? I thought it is a health hurdle never knew about the character judgments here.
As you can gather, these lines are worded by a girl. Sick!
2. Chingam Chabake - Gori Tere Pyaar Mein
This sounds so wrong on different levels. Never fantasize such issues!
3. Balma - Khiladi 786
I still hear this song in weddings, yuck!
4. Fevicol se - Dabang 2
The word is 'Item song', how can it possibly do anything good?
5. Aao Raja - Gabbar is Back
Cheap and insensitive, women mouthing these lyrics is making even bigger statement
6. Gandi Baat - R Rajkumar
This is exactly what is wrong with our society, it is not cool to celebrate these songs.
7. Hookah Bar - Khiladi 786
Why is objectification celebrated in India?
Bollywood is not changing because we are consuming it, stop consuming and it will start to give you songs that are soulful yet enjoyable.