We witness her ferocities that are little associated with the common understanding of a “just” ruler. We see her as a loving mother, while also finding the fallibilities of motherhood flawlessly seamed into the storytelling.
The Hallyu Wave, or the increasing popularity of South Korea’s economy exporting pop culture, entertainment, music, TV dramas, and movies, has taken the world by storm in the last decade. Bangladesh has not lagged behind.
Bangladesh has made impressive strides in empowering women in recent decades. Today, women are better educated and holding top positions at government and corporate offices. But Mubina Asaf, head of legal and external affairs at BAT Bangladesh, thinks more needs to be done so that we can create an inclusive and sustainable future.
Women empowerment, to me, means to be able to recognise your own power and capabilities regardless of the barriers that come your way. The empowerment should be attained from self-confidence and resilience and the mindset that failure is instrumental part of success.
Currently streaming on the platform, Hoichoi, “Boli” is a crime thriller web series directed by Shankha Dasgupta. Boasting a star-studded cast including Chanchal Chowdhury, Shohel Mondol, Iresh Zaker, Sohana Saba, Safa Kabir, and Salauddin Lavlu among others, it was released on December 3 to much anticipation.