Mithila, a well-known actor and social activist, is not only successful in her reel life but also has a good understanding of real life. Her thoughts put in words about an alarming issue, has grabbed much attention recently.
Her note titled “To All Mother-in-Laws” delineates a general scenario of the turmoil that most of the women of this region experience and then tend to forget once those days are gone.
The write-up, besides shedding light on the age-old mother-in-law daughter-in-law conflict, also highlights its consequences for the society which mostly remain unaddressed. In this letter, she projects the importance of the topic at the social level too, “Women will not be able to overcome the barriers of the imbalanced gender role and the casual practice of oppression, which mainly starts from family, without the support from other women who share the same household.”