Salman Khan‑Starrer ‘Bharat’ Holds Mirror to India’s Sexist Ageism

In movies, like in society, an older woman is considered unattractive, undesirable, and only good for motherhood.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Jun 13, 2019
movie industry's gendered age bias
AuthorRajvi Desai

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.