January 22 : Three empowered and leading ladies in their respective fields - Ekta Kapoor, Guneet Monga and Tahira Kashyap Khurrana join hands to celebrate and uplift content backed by women under Indian Women Rising.
Indian Women Rising, the endeavour with this collective is to bring forth the unseen and unheard stories in the most democratic way - of, by and for women.
Author Tahira Kashyap Khurrana took to his social media profile and announced the initiative. She shared, “Indian Women Rising - A Cinema Collective Of - By - For Women! With an endeavour to bring forth the unseen and unheard stories by imperative women creators of India, we present to you, @indianwomenrising, because when YOU shine, WE shine! Let’s rise, together! #IndianWomenRising #IWR @ektarkapoor @guneetmonga”
Indian Women Rising official handle also tweeted, “Indian Women Rising | A Cinema Collective - Of - By - For Women! With an endeavour to bring forth the stories by imperative women creators of India, we present @IndWomenRising, because when YOU shine, WE shine! Let’s rise, together! Crown @ektarkapoor @guneetm @tahira_k
“Our mission with @IndWomenRising is to discover and empower ground breaking narratives that disrupt the status quo. The collective has come together with a sole purpose to shift the spotlight on female creators because content is Queen!” read the full note.
The three founders of the Indian Women Rising are pioneers in their fields; Ekta Kapoor, Joint Managing Director and Creative Director, Balaji Telefilms Ltd., Balaji Motion Pictures and Alt Balaji, is hailed as the content czarina along with multiple award winning producer and filmmaker Guneet Monga, and celebrated author and inspirational figure, Tahira, the union of such strong personalities is bound to create an uproar, generating immense anticipation for the announcement for their endeavour.