In an era of progressive movies been made on some of the subjects cinema previously never touched, the movie ‘Pink’ is a powerful take on the misogyny that exists in the Indian society today. Starring Big B and Taapsee Pannu, this movie follows the developments and trials of a sexual assault case. The dialogues from Pink especially those by Amitabh Bachchan in the court are eye-opening in context of how the society sees an independent woman living her life like she feels like.
We bring you 10 best dialogues from Pink that show the strong misogyny in the society.
1. “Hamare yahaan ghadi ki sui, character decide karti hai.”
2. “Raat ko ladkiyan jab sadak pe akeli jaati hai to gaadiyaan slow ho jaati hai aur unke sheeshe neeche ho jate hai. Din mei ye mahan idea kisiko nahi aata.”
3. “Kisi bhi ladki ko kisi bhi ladke ke saath baith kar sharab nai peeni chaiye, kyuki agar woh aisa karti hai toh ladke ko yeh indicate hota hai ki agar ladki mere sath baith kar sharab pee sakti hai, to woh uske sath sone se bhi katrayegi nahi.”
4. “Jo ladkiyan party mei jaati hai aur drink karti hai, wo pushtaini haq ban jaati hai aapki?”
5. “Sharab ko yahaan ek galat character ki nishani maana jaata hai, sirf ladkiyon ke liye. Ladkon ke liye to ye sirf ek Health Hazard hai!”
6. “These boys must realise that No ka matlab No hota hai. Use bolne wali ladki koi parichit ho, friend ho, girlfriend ho, koi sex worker ho ya aapki apni biwi hi kyu na ho. ‘No’ means no and when someone says No, you stop.”
7. “Rock show mei hai toh hint hai. Library ya mandir mein hai toh hint nahi hai! Venue decide karta hai aapka character.”
8. “‘Na’ sirf ek shabd nahi… apne aap mein pura vakya hai. Ise kisi tark, spashtikaran, explanation ya vyakhya ki jaroorat nahi hoti.”
9. “Sheher mein ladkiyon ko akela nahi rehna chahiye. Ladke reh sakte hai par ladkiyan nahi. Akeli, independent ladkiyan, ladkon ko confuse kar deti hai.”
10. “Agar ladkiyan, ladkon ke saath dinner ya drinks pe jaati hai to ye unki apni choice hoti hai. Available hone ka sign board nahi banke jaati.”
The society today still has a long way to go to give a fair and equal to its women and Pink exactly captures this. Which of these dialogues from Pink you felt was the most powerful?