Woman-Centric Movies That Will Leave You Feeling Empowered: 9 Must-Watch Films

Woman-Centric Movies That Will Leave You Feeling Empowered: 9 Must-Watch Films

Are you ready to be inspired and empowered? Look no further than these 9 incredible woman-centric movies that are a must-watch for any cinephile or anyone seeking stories that celebrate women. From biopics to dramas, comedies to thrillers, these movies are sure to captivate and move you with their powerful female characters, captivating storylines, and thought-provoking themes. Get ready to experience the full range of the female experience with these empowering films that showcase the strength, resilience, and humanity of women. So grab some popcorn, settle in, and get ready to be inspired by these woman-centric movies that deserve a spot on your must-watch list.

1. Chhapak

Chhapak directed by Meghna Gulzar is a film based on the life and triumph of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. It narrates how she faces society after her ordeal and ultimately accepts life and herself, fighting for the ban on the sale of acid. Deepika Padukone beautifully portrays the role and receives a lot of applause.

2. Shakuntala Devi

The biopic on Shakuntala Devi, the human-computer, with Vidya Balan playing the role, is a film that aims to celebrate the woman who made math fun. Vidya, with her remarkable acting skills, would surely swoon us all and make it watchable.

3. Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

A biographical drama about the first Indian air force pilot in combat along with Sri Divya Rajan, the concept is giving us a goosebump we can surely understand how well it would touch our hearts.

4. Thalaivi

The biographical movie based on the life of actor Jayalalitha, who served as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for over fourteen years, stars Kangana Ranaut in the lead role.

5. Gangubai Kathiawadi

The film is about a matriarchal brothel owner in the 1960s. She was concerned about the lives of sex workers and was one of the most influential pimps in Mumbai due to the underworld connections she had. The film forays into a bold issue that is hardly paid heed to.

6. Saina

It is a biographical sports film directed by Amole Gupte based on the life of ace badminton player Saina Nehwal. It is played by Parineeti Chopra and we are eagerly waiting for  the performance and the

7. Panga

The sports drama film is about a kabaddi player who struggles to make a come back to the sports she loves while managing a middle-class family.

8. Gul Makai

Gul Makai will be the Bollywood debut of a child actress, Reem Sameer Shaikh. The movie would show the journey of the Noble Prize winner as a girl child education activist, followed by her struggle in the Swat Valley, Pakistan.

9. Thappad

It is known that the realistic portrayal of everyday, bold women on the screen will be seen next in a film directed by Anubhav Sinha. The film is based on gender equality through an engaging story of a husband and wife.

Wrapping up

Films have a different way of narrating stories, but the upcoming movies are something that we are all looking forward to. Gone are the days when it was all about the girl and the boy dancing behind the tree. We are so glad that these movies are well scripted and realistic and give us motivation in our own mundane lives.

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