Hindi Film 101: Mahabharat and Ramayan, Part 5, Krishna, the Trickster Hero

I already did Karna, now here is the other main character of the Mahabharat who is not part of the Pandava 5 brothers, Krishna.

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Hindi Film 101: Ramayan and Mahabharat Part 4, Karna, the Saddest and Best Character

The Mahabharat is so complex, each character is the lead in their own story, and each character (of the many many characters) could easily have their own post.  But I am going to restrain myself and just focus on the two most intriguing (to me) characters of the epic who are not part of the Pandavas or the Kauravas, Krishna and Karna.

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Ki and Ka Trailer! Is This Really Breaking Gender Roles?

I was going to make the headline “Is this really feminist?”, but then I realized that isn’t really the question.  Because yes!  It is definitely feminist!  Kareena’s character is an individual who has the ability to make choices about her own life, so yep!  Definitely!  The bigger question is really, is it actually breaking gender roles?

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