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23 Aug

Are women only saints or sinners?

The portrayal of most female characters on television is being either sanctified or demonized to the extent that they no longer connect as nuanced human beings. The women in Asim Abbasi’s Churails were hailed for their feminism but they were also, at the same time, criticized for their ‘shocking’ characterization. Their intoxicated, brazen, foul mouthed ways were looked down upon by many people who dismissed the reasons that actually explained the way they were, thus rejecting them. The way one sees it, these people should be more worried about the portrayal of women on television these days; it’s the average girls next door that are inflicting more damage to women and the ways they should be represented. The more TV dramas I watch,...
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