Divyanka Tripathi, Surbhi Chandna, Hina Khan, Rubina Dilaik have influenced many women with their strong characters…
Mostly television serials showcase exaggerated dramas, Saa-bahu, and quirky twists, but still, they receive stupendous love from the audience. Sometimes, we, also, see some powerful women character in popular TV shows who have a big influence on women in our society!
On #WomansDay we bring to you are some strong inspirational television female characters from popular TV serials
Divyanka Tripathi aka Ishita in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein: Women admire that Ishita stands up for her rights
“My character, Ishita in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein, is the strongest woman I’ve seen. She’s a nurturer, a homemaker, a bread earner and a fighter. As a mother, she not only pampers and cares for her children, she has also made them strong enough to stand up and fight the world when they need to.”
Surbhi Chandna aka Anika in Ishqbaaz: My character Anika is example of women empowerment
“What I Like about my character Anika is that she is independent, blunt, she doesn’t need her husband’s surname to survive and she is not dependent on him. She is equal to Shivaay. A lot of women connect to Anika. Now, women don’t relate to crying TV bahus. Everybody knows to fight for herself, nobody is weak. Anika is an example of women empowerment. Any of my contemporary would really want to play a character like Anika once in her life.
Hina Khan (Bigg Boss 11 Fame): The torch bearer of feminism
The Yeh Rishta Kya kehlata Hai fame Hina Khan aka Akshara has been the torch bearer of feminism right from her Khatron Ke Khiladi days, though not many liked her miss perfect attitude in the Bigg Boss house, she has surely taught everyone that a modern woman can also keep a strong point of view and is in no way lesser to man. Hina has also given the ladies some serious fitness and fashion goals.
Rubina Dilaik aka Soumya in Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki broke all the norms
One really needs the guts to step out of his or her comfort zone and while a male actor might put a lot of thought to playing a gay on screen, Rubina chose to essay the role of a eunuch on her show Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki breaking all norms and stereotypes and also putting the small screen content on a higher pedestal. And choosing the off-beat path in itself spells out how strong a woman she is.
Mouni Roy proves Sky is the Limit
Naagin actress Mouni Roy has surely proven that sky is the limit, irrespective of your gender and the journey is quite possible to be successful with hard work. While she was not seen much on TV this year, the fact that Mouni is set to make her film debut with Akshay Kumar’s Gold and later in Karan Johar’s Bramhastra, states that a woman can also dream big.
Erica Fernandes: Women want characters they can look up to
“Sona, in Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi, is a strong-minded, independent, mature and modern woman. Viewers prefer to see characters that they can look up to. Now, She is a mother. After being separated from her husband, ensuring her daughter to receive their father’s love too,” says Erica Fernandes.
Deepika Singh Goyal: Working Indian women’s priority has to be their family
Deepika Singh Goyal shares, “Sandhya, in Diya Aur Baati Hum, was a modern woman, who married into a conservative family. Being an IPS officer She balances her work, home, in-laws, and kids very well. Sandhya’s story relates every Indian woman, our society expects women to become homemakers after they marry, irrespective of their education.
I related to Sandhya, as I am as dedicated and honest in my job. And even after I got married, I handled my personal and professional life well.”