If you thought Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani is just another love story, then think again! The film, starring Alia Bhatt & Ranveer Singh in the lead role, along with Jaya Bachchan, Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi, Anjali Anand, Churni Ganguly & Tota Roy Chowdhury, touches upon several important issues that we have been dealing with in our society.
How Karan Johar’s Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani is more than just a love story!
Without being too preachy, Karan has very subtly yet impactfully touched upon several societal issues in Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani. Whether it’s patriarchy, gender parity, body-shaming and of course, gender neutrality and reversal, the filmmaker has displayed them all flawlessly in his passion project.
There are some wonderful dialogues on equality and gender neutrality in the film by Churni Ganguly and Tota Roy Chowdhury who play Alia Bhatt’s parents. Anjali Anand also speaks against body shaming in a strong emotional scene. In a powerful scene, Ranveer Singh also highlights how toxic cancel culture can actually be.
Karan Johar’s conscious effort to highlight various social issues
In what appears to be mindful, Karan and writers Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan and Sumit Roy make sure to highlight a variety of contemporary discourses. The filmmaker has also very wisely shown these disparities through an interconnection between two different Indian cultures.
Rocky Aur Rani and the their families
Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani is not your typical love story. It’s much more than that!
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