7 Powerful Female Characters in Films
Author-poet Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury handpicks and analyzes 7 powerful female characters in film who left a lasting impact on her pysche.
Sonbai, Mirch Masala (1987)
Sonbai (Smita Patil) a poor woman fights till the last against superior forces out to crush her. Her tenacity and her courage are what stand out in this film.
Director: Ketan Mehta
Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Smita Patil, Om Puri, Suresh Oberoi, Deepti Naval, Dina Pathak, Mohan Gokhale, Paresh Rawal
Music: Rajat Dholakia
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