- Charlize Theron as Andy can blow your mind in The Old Guard
- You can’t miss Sushmita Sen’s outstanding performance in Aarya
- Anya breathes life into the character of chess prodigy Beth Harmon
Tired of all the nice and sweet women characters? Well, most dramas and movies feed us with the same stereotypical female characters that look nice and speak well. If she’s a damsel in distress, a Prince Charming comes to the rescue. But the entertainment industry is taking a turn and a few gems have cropped up that depict women in rebellious and badass roles too. If you want to watch some on-screen badass women characters this weekend, just pick from this list. Be your own boss lady and binge watch at home:
The Old Guard (Netflix)
Charlize Theron as Andy can blow your mind with her kickass stunts and arresting characterisation of one of the pivotal roles.
The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)
The tale of a female chess prodigy gets an added sheen when Anya-Taylor Joy breathes life into the character of introvert Beth Harmon.
The Family Man 2 ( Amazon Prime )
Raji, played by Samantha Ruth Prabhu, gave us a character who not only played by her rules, but also by the yearnings of her heart.
Wonder Woman 1984 (Amazon Prime)
In this 2020 film, which is a sequel of 2017 Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot gives a breathtaking performance depicting the superhero.
Huma Qureshi, who plays a stellar role of an unforeseen candidate to the Chief Minister’s seat in Bihar, garnered much praise for her mix of determination and feminine ardour in the series.
Jolt (Amazon Prime)
A movie about a bouncer doesn’t sound much interesting. But what if we are talking about a homicidal female bouncer?
You can’t miss Sushmita Sen’s outstanding performance if you are looking for a character etched with dilemmas, devotion to family and revenge.
The Politician (Netflix)
Did you think that women couldn’t steal the show in a comedy-drama? Here’s a series to change your mind.
Sweet Girl (Netflix)
The thriller action movie features a dad-daughter duo out to avenge the death of the one woman they loved the most in their lives.
If you haven’t watched it yet, scoop out some time this weekend to watch the blood-chilling tale of a woman scathed by patriarchal society and turned into a person who gives it back just how she received it.
Grab a bucket of popcorn and enjoy watching these shows and movies.