One cannot deny that female stereotypes are deeply embedded in every society. From dress codes to career choices, the dos’ and don’ts section of the big fat Indian rule book for women never falls short of norms. But it’s time to break the silence and raise your voice with youth entertainment channel bindass’ iconic show ‘Halla Bol’ which is all set to return for a second outing this November. bindass, which has established itself as the enabler of purposive action, will bring inspiring stories of women who have dared to dream , dared to say no and dared to defy convention.
Yes! bindass' popular show Halla Bol's is coming to enthrall the viewers once again. The much acclaimed show’s second innings ‘Halla Bol's Second Season’ was launched amidst great fan fare in Delhi yesterday clubbing it with an event of felicitating great women achievers at a special gathering. Joining the show host and popular actor, Karan Tacker, were three women achievers from different walks of life who broke the convention and made a mark in their respective fields:
The 24 year old Mamta Rawat is a trained mountaineer from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, who saved over a 500 lives during the flash floods of Uttarakhand on her own. She had no official badge, no uniform, no map, no government order or logistical support
Rajani Pandit, the first woman private investigator in the country; this 47 year old started the work at a young age in 1983 and had spent more than 25 years in the profession. She was the first lady detective who mounted towards eminence
Mamta Devi, a trained bodybuilder, is the first and only Indian to win a medal in the World body building championship, making the country proud in international platform.
These achievers spoke about their journey, trial and tribulations. Also present at the event was a female graffiti artist, Samita Chatterjee who created special graffiti art to honor these successful women.
With 26 solid episodes, Halla Bol Season 2 will shed light on the prejudices that have become a harsh reality in our society and tend to pre-define women. Exploring the trials and tribulations of the fairer sex, the show will go on to illustrate how strength and self confidence go a long way and why it is imperative not to stay silent about any injustice. Through these stories the show will take up relevant issues such as women empowerment, lack of respect for women’s abilities and choices and low self-esteem among women. From young Pakistani girls who refused to give up on their musical dreams to a pregnant woman who dared to walk out of an abusive marriage, these wonderful tales of sheer courage aim to not only create awareness but also inspire millions.
Resuming his role as the ‘host with the most’, popular television personality Karan Tacker will take audiences through the emotional journeys and triumphs of the characters. With a successful stint on prime-time television, Karan is a household name and will further establish a strong connect with the audiences.