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Modern-day women’s emancipation saga

WHEN it comes to pushing the envelope beyond the family-friendly fare Bollywood is celebrated for, Bombay Begums does so in leaps and bounds.

This six-part character-driven series has a powerful narrative that shines a spotlight on feminism in the face of patriarchy. It also tackles pertinent issues such as corruption, gender-based violence, infidelity and sexual orientation, too.

While critics in India are having a field day slating

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