Bollywood director Imtiaz Ali's short film reverses stereotypes about sex workers
April 6, 2016 - Uncategorized
India Tomorrow, new short film by popular Bollywood director Imtiaz Ali questions stereotypical portrayals of sex workers in Bollywood films.
In the five-minute film, a sex worker ends up giving financial advise to her customer, a stock broker who gets a sudden phone call about his losses after an abrupt fall in the stock market. He then gets some unexpected but intelligent advice from the sex worker. When he asks her, how she’s so knowledgeable about the stock market, she coolly replies. “Don’t worry about me. I’ll take care of myself.” Read more…