Nitya Mehra and Alankritra Shrivastava, who co-directed the blockbuster new web television series Made in Heaven, share their thoughts on Indian weddings, homosexuality and the sensitivity that female filmmakers bring in.
Mirra Alfassa not only influenced thousands of followers as ‘The Mother’ whom Sri Aurobindo had anointed as his spiritual successor, she also had a role to play in Indira Gandhi’s decision to go to war with Pakistan in 1971.
Atikaa Ahluwalia was educated, well-travelled and worked in fashion. She also had to face partner violence. Her credentials only made it harder for her agony to be taken seriously by the powers that be.
She was the typical Mumbai girl who wanted to stay in India all her life. But her travel-crazy husband ensured otherwise. Hundreds of journeys later, Kiran Kapoor now lives in a state of permanent gratitude.