There was a time when for creating a strong female protagonist on TV, one was required to create only favourite daughters, daughters in law, wives, mothers on small screen.
But in today’s era, along with those, it’s important to be a strong individual for the leading lady inspiring the young gen viewers too. Just being the super bahu of the household isn’t enough!
Hence today, we see leading ladies in various different avatars. They are equals to their male counterparts and are not to be under estimated.
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’s Naira might be a very family centric woman, but leave her with 5 goons and you will see her beating the hell out of them. She isn’t termed as ‘Sherni’ for no reason.
Ishita is a mother but she is a equally successful dentist and businesswoman. Ishqbaaz’s Anika might have a abroad returned husband with a big surname, yet she never ever thought herself anything less than him. You mess with her and she will break your ego with all her might.
Naamkarann’s Avni is fighting a battle since she was 10. She fought her family and the world for her rights. Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi’s Sonakshi did fall in love but she walked out too when her self respect was harmed.
Beyhadh’s Maya probably would have been the first leading lady of T-Town with total negative shades. She was evil but she was brave. Haasil’s Aanchal is always seen fighting for the right thing no matter what and Udann’s Chakor is again waging a war against societal curses since her childhood.