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These Illustrations Of Strong Female Characters In Film Will Give You Life

*raised hands emoji*

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As an ode to increasing acceptance of female leads around the world, 21-year-old Mumbai illustrator Shivani Gorle illustrates her favourites in a series called Queens OnScreen.

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"The idea behind Queens OnScreen is that the heroine is just as badass as the hero. That she doesn’t need to talk, dress or behave in a particular way to win hearts. Or not win hearts. Because she can do whatever the hell she wants," Gorle told BuzzFeed.

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Vidya Balan as Silk in The Dirty Picture.

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"Jab zindagi ek baar mili hai... toh do baar kyun soche?"

[When you're only given life once... why think twice?]

The author has especially dedicated this illustration to slain Pakistani internet celebrity Qandeel Baloch.