| New Delhi |
Published: May 18, 2018 5:43:13 pm
Netflix has released the trailer of Lust Stories, an anthology of four short films directed by ace filmmakers Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee. The films tell different stories but seem to have one common thread among themselves: a look at contemporary relationships from the perspective of women. Films and TV shows in India have, for the most part, eschewed this and focused instead on the male standpoint in regards to love and sex. Last year’s Lipstick Under My Burkha was one rare exception, and as expected sparked a censorship controversy after CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification) refused to clear it.
It is heartening to see these well-known filmmakers…