“There is every true woman’s heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.”
– Washington Irving, The Sketch Book
Women are as radiant as the sun and as powerful as the storm. Women are the only creatures which are strong yet fragile. Women are beauty, Women are strength.So this International Women’s day (8th March) , we bring to you a list of seven inspiring movies to binge watch :
Elle Woods is a fabulous chic. She’s blonde, she loves pink and before you start making assumptions – She’s a Harvard law student. She isn’t afraid of anyone or anything. She defies all odds and doesn’t leave any stone unturned till she gets what she wants. She is the perfect combination of beauty and brains.
2.The Blind Side
Michael is a homeless and traumatized teenager adopted by the Tuhoy family who help him overcome the adversities in life and achieve distinction in American football. Leigh Ann Tuhoy,the Tuhoys’ daughter, helps Michael to pursue his dreams and hence, transforming his life. She is a well rounded character and leaves the audience spellbound with her extreme thoughtfulness and determination. She shows that you don’t give up on people you love, no matter what happens.
“Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.” – Leigh Ann, The Blind Side
3.Pretty in Pink
Pretty in Pink is about Andie. Andie, who does not conform to the norms of the society. Andie who doesn’t follow the popular crowd blindly. Andie who only hangs out with her friend Iona and childhood sweetheart Duckie She is a smart kid from a not-so-wealthy family who designs her own outfits. She refuses to change herself for anyone or anything. . But what happens when the popular and jaw-dropping gorgeous Blaine fall for her?
4.The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games Series is set in the dystopian fictional nation of Panem . Here boys and girls aged 12 to 18 , one from each of the 13 districts it has, must take part every year, in a specialized arena ,in a fight to death, till only one survior is left . Katniss Everdeen volunteered for the gamesin place of her sister. She is a strong and brave woman and soon becomes a symbol of hope for the oppressed people of Panem. Despite the various adversities, she always has the courage to fight back. She fights hard but loves even harder.
5.The Devil Wears Prada
The Devil Wears Prada follows the story of Andrea Sach, a naive college graduate, a plain Jane with absolute no sense of fashion whose greatest dream is to become a journalist. She is hired by the esteemed Runway magazine (which would definitely accelerate her career in journalism) to be the second assistant of, Miranda Priestly; a dynamic but ruthless character and the famed fashion editor of Runway magazine. These two are a different as chalk and cheese. What happens these two cross paths?
Queen is a movie showcasing the protagonist, Rani’s journey of self-transformation and self-discovery. After being dumped right before her wedding, this under-confident girl decides to go to her honeymoon alone. Rani discovers that one must stand for oneself, and that happiness is from within and it has nothing to do with anyone else.
A housewife, a mother and a caterer Shashi is mocked by her family because of her inability to understand or speak English. This movie shows how us the unspectacular life of the housewives (and mothers) in India and how they are taken for granted. But Shashi doesn’t let this demoralize her and attempts to learn English, the language of contemporary India; in order to reassert her value.
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