‘Mardaani 2’ Portrays Rape as a Tool Men Use to Curb Women’s Potential
While the sequel suffers from the same vigilante-justice catharsis as the first, its insight into rape’s power dynamics diverges from typical Bollywood fare.
Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.