Q. Kaali Khuhi reflects on a social evil that still haunts India. Is that what drew you to it?
Yes. Female infanticide is an issue I feel very strongly about. I find it unacceptable that we are aware it exists and yet brush it off and not associate with it the kind of horror we do with murder. It all comes from the patriarchal mindset, where a woman is seen as not equal to men and only as somebody’s daughter, sister, mother, wife.
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November 02, 2020