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From ‘hated feminist’ to ‘feminichi love’: Parvathy on how audience views her now

CinemaParvathy and other Wcc members were on a panel with feminist film theorist Laura Mulvey, that was held at Sacred Hearts College in Kochi.Neethu Joseph“How do you feel about the transition of the audience from [viewing you as a] ‘hated feminist’ to ‘feminichi love’?” When this question was asked by one of the audience members at the event on ‘Women in Cinema Collective (Wcc) in conversation with Professor Laura Mulvey (a feminist film theorist)’ to actor Parvathy Thiruvothu, it became the most applauded question of the evening. Parvathy, along with Wcc members like Beena Paul, Rima Kallingal, and Anjali Menon, among others, was speaking at the panel that was part of a two-day international seminar on ‘Gender, Body and Discourse’, held at Sacred Hearts College in Kochi. “It was the collective attitude of ‘never give up’; it was a matter of not giving up persistence. It was a matter of individual dignity,

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