Dr. Abhishek Tiwari

Assistant Professor of English

Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rastriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University)

B 4, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi

India

 

Abstract: The research article titled “Blowing the Trumpet of Feminism: Raj Kapoor’s Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985)” attempts to bring to the fore the feminist elements in the epoch making movie of Raj Kapoor that made its mark as a revolutionary item in the respect of  both its plot and dialogues.  The luminous saga of love, struggle, and the family reunion is thrilling in nature. The female protagonist, namely, Ganga’s radiant character and her magnificent display of self-respect is amazing in the history of Bollywood cinema. By way of bringing under question the patriarchal structure, double standard of the so called affluent class, political vanity, sexuality and cultural rendezvous, the article finally proves that the stateliness of a pure woman reigns supreme despite numerous impediments on the way.

Key words: Philosophy, prostitution, male dominion, antagonist

 

Blowing the Trumpet of Feminism: Raj Kapoor’s Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985)

 

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