Thodi Si Puraani Shaadi

As if acting on a fully charged electric impetus, the moment that swish of scarlet sindoor was smeared on the parting of my hair, I took upon myself the role of the newly-wedded biwi – Blame it on my over-exposure to Bollywood or just my self-sketched character, I was on!

Still Not Asking For It

He began his rant on how pure our culture was back in the day, when Bollywood movies did not have scintillating song sequences where a certain Sunny Leone spiraled to Laila Main Laila or where women were not compared to Tandoori Murgi.

Pink/Consent

So now, when they see girls wearing jeans and skirts (so different from what they have seen their mothers and grandmothers wear), or girls drinking alcohol (something that only men drink in their families while women sit separately talking about pressure cookers and bharta recipes), their brains automatically infer that these girls aren’t good.

Stop Leching, Stop Licking

What I did next, was pretty shocking to me in hindsight, and might be hilarious to you now. As I tiptoed ahead with my friend towards them, they expected me to get angry or shout at them.But what we did was downright unexpected.