Amitabh Bachchan’s powerful letter to his grand daughter became a voice for women struggling with ”log kya kahenge”. Taking the conversation a step ahead, Amitabh Bachchan has collaborated with ‘Unblushed’ in a video to show you the unrecognized impact of subtly silencing the women around you. You might not say anything to them in words, but the society’s norms have already altered her perceptions and actions.
Every day women compromise at home, workplace, travel and even with friends. There are certain conceptions which naturally guide us to ‘compromise’ on our choices and freedom. Yes, call it casual sexism.
”Meeting mein red lipstick lagayegi? Are you mad?”
“Bas yaar one more year of work and then marriage and settle down.”
”Jeans hi pehen leni chahiye thi.”
Nobody tells us these things. But still wearing a skirt on a bus, putting a red lipstick in a meeting or delaying marriage for the sake of our careers make us feel guilty. WHY?
#Absamjhautanahin is a powerful video in Amitabh Bachchan’s classic baritone- making it even more stirring than it already is. Watch it here: