How MTV’s Angels of Rock brought brazen stories of empowered women from all over India

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There are 4 bike riders.

There’s Bollywood music.

And there’s on epic highway trip.

If that wasn’t enchanting enough, afterwards a bikers in doubt are successful womanlike playback singers. These 4 riders embarked on a highway outing opposite India to applaud a loyal definition of Indian womanhood and in hopes of augmenting their fans on Indian television.

This is a grounds of Angels of Rock, an MTV existence uncover focused on a 4 singers traversing by India with an all womanlike organisation following them. The calm aims to showcase a energy of Indian women, celebrating stories of feat of women opposite a country’s cities, towns and villages. The uncover takes them to an all-woman radio hire in a encampment in Gujarat, to accommodate womanlike rickshaw drivers of Haryana in their famed Gulabi Autos, and to revisit an moving immature lady sarpanch among others. Each partial also showcases an strange song.

A still from a Angels of Rock tv show. A still from a Angels of Rock tv show.

A still from ‘Angels of Rock’

The 4 ‘angel’ bikers are Shalmali Kholgade (best famous for singing marks like ‘Pareshaan‘ and ‘Balam Pichkari‘), Akasa Singh, who was a partial of Mika’s band, and is a unapproachable Punjabi who won a India’s Raw Star competition, Jasmine Sandlas, who was final listened singing ‘Raat Jashan Di‘ with Yo Yo Honey Singh, and Anusha Mani of ‘Gulaabo‘ fame. The show, that debuted on MTV on 31 Jul 2016, showcases a culmination on 9 Oct 2016 on MTV India.

We held adult with a 4 girls before their final partial strike TV screens this Sunday. Excerpts from the conversation:

On how they felt about a transport experience:

Shalmali  Kholgade suspicion that her Angels of Rock transport knowledge was really opposite from a travelling opportunities that she gets during work — that according to her are ‘a small diversion of khokho’. She says, “Shooting for Angels of Rock had us vital and interacting with a locals — an knowledge that filled me with buckets of emotions. It was strenuous to watch a landscapes changing as we rode by a opposite states and peeped into a lives of a women achievers in any place we stopped at. India has so most to offer, even a lifetime wouldn’t sufficient to try it.”

For Anusha Mani, a uncover has been a life changing experience. She says, “My knowledge of travelling by India has been spectacular. From assembly such comfortable and poetic people to saying opposite cultures to saying a landscape change, it was truly an enriching experience. we always believed that women are stronger than viewed and are means of a lot some-more though to see so many other women trust that too and make a disproportion was truly inspiring.”

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(L-R) Jasmine Sandlas, Anusha Mani, Shalmali Kholgade and Akasa Singh

Has a approach they understand Indian women altered after doing a show?

Kholgade says, “I would contend it has in parts. We knew during a conflict that we were going to accommodate women achievers though it was another covering combined when we interacted with them and got an bargain of because they chose their particular professions. There was a common denominator among them all — service to society. It wasn’t so most individualistic success or energy that gathering these women though in viewpoint of a improved multitude for others like them to live within.”

Akasa Singh feels this uncover was some-more about gender equivalence than feminism, some-more about how women are doing roughly all that a universe suspicion usually group are means of doing. She says, “From carrying a personal knowledge of roving a 250 kg bike to witnessing a knowledge of women who quarrel fires, who run a encampment as a sarpanch, who float autos for a living, who play a male-oriented sport. It taught me that a lot of things we have listened or seen or learnt as a child were untrue. ‘Tu ladki hai, Tu nahi kar payegi’ is something we will never trust in ever again.”

Has a uncover altered their viewpoint on life?

Jasmine  Sandlas pronounced she felt like a opposite chairman after doing a show: “In this epoch of self obsession, it was lovely to concentration on someone else’s glory. we desired articulate to these women who have had to persevere by so most and still be victorious. It was pleasing to see a bond among a groups of women that we met. we felt desirous each day that we met a lady with a dream. It was an honour to write stories about women empowerment that will continue to enthuse Indian women.”

Akasa Singh feels sanctified to be means to paint a girl of India, “I also got to be desirous and share my impulse with a universe by a strain we combined on a journey. I faced a lot of fears, we gained a lot of confidence, we learnt a lot of flaws and a few things to adore about myself from these women that we got to spend time on.”