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    5 Amazing Indians Reads From This Week That You Can Finish In Under 5 Minutes

    Great essays written by or about women, from the reasons behind the sudden burst in Indian erotica, to why the female protagonists are the most interesting characters in Dil Chahta Hai.

    1. Why Everyone’s Writing About Our Sex Lives

    Priya Ramani looks into Indian erotica for Livemint, and talks to authors about why there's been a sudden burst of such novels recently.

    2. I Didn't Wake Up Like This

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    Actress Sonam Kapoor writes about the myth of celebrity flawlessness, and her own struggles with accepting her body.

    3. More Than A Few Good Women

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    Film critic Baradwaj Rangan writes about how, 15 years later, it's the female characters in Dil Chahta Hai who have stuck with him more than the male protagonists.

    4. What I Learned About Love And Women From Tamil Movies

    Iswarya V. delves deep into Tamil cinema, and how real life crimes against women are being affected by its harmful portrayal of female characters over the years.

    5. At Home In My Panties

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    Tia Basu writes about moving out of her parents' house and finding a space she could be herself in.

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