PhD Candidate, Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University
Rajeshwari Nandkumar is a Ph.D. candidate completing doctoral research in the Department of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University. Her research explores the representation of sex workers, particularly in Hindi cinema. She examines how an overarching abolitionist discourse persists within these representations which present sex workers as a community needing rescue.
Sep 20, 2022 06:19 am UTC| Entertainment
Earlier this year, the Bollywood film Gangubai Kathiawadi grabbed headlines for its bold portrayal of sex work in India. The film, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival, has been widely viewed on Netflix and...