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Films, feminism and femme fatales

When I was four, my parents took me to theatre in town where for the first time in my life, to my delight and amazement, I saw Fearless Nadia on the screen. She was a superstar of Hindi cinema in the 1930s and early 1940s. Nadia was a stunt actor who wore a mask and would not hesitate to crack a whip to subdue the bad guys.

12 Mar 2016 8:13 PM