Monday, October 5, 2015

Jwanita & Dangerous Women

Today theSun published this story of mine. Check it out. 

Headline: Dangerous Women
By Bissme S

A scene from Jwanita
There are some women you do not want to mess with. They cansend chills down your spine, which is what actress Maya Karin manages to accomplish in her latest provocative role as a disturbed woman haunted by past abuse in Jwanita. 
Jwanita (Maya) is an orphan who has been separated from her sister, Julaika (Christina Suzanne), in their childhood. When she could not stand the abuse from her adoptive parents, she killed them, and is now getting help from the kind Dr Farhan (Bront Palarae) to recover her sanity.
Jwanita soon falls madly for Farhan but is crushed to learn that the doctor will be marrying Julaika, her biological sister, instead. The disturbed Jwanita is determined to get Farhan at any cost, including killing her sister and anyone who stands in her way.Currently showing in cinemas, Jwanita has been getting rave reviews. Here’s a look at 10 other deadly female characters in movie history.

1)Rosamud Pike as Amy Dunne in Gone Girl

When her husband Nick (Ben Stiller) cheats on her and then wants a divorce, Amy fakes her own death and frames him for her murder.Later, she wants to return to her husband, so she kills her ex-lover Desi (Neil Patrick Harris) and then claims that he has kidnapped her. To save some marriages, you must have blood on your hands.

2) Glenn Close as Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction

Alex has an affair with married man Dan (Michael Douglas) but when he ends the affair, she begins to stalk him. She intends to have him at any price. One of the best scenes in the film is when she puts his family pet, a rabbit, into boiling water.

3) Rebecca De Mornay as Peyton Flanders in The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Claire (Annabella Sciorra) accuses her doctor Victor (John de Lancie) of sexually molesting her during a medical checkup. The humiliated doctor kills himself and his wife, Peyton, suffers a miscarriage. Peyton then embarks on a mission to destroy Claire’s happiness.You are likely to be wary of your nanny after watching this movie.

4) Kathy Bates as Annie Wilkes in Misery 

Well-known novelist Paul (James Caan) gets into an accident and is found by obssessed fan Annie who brings him to her house and nurses him back to health. All hell breaks loose when Annie learns that he has killed off her favourite character Misery in his latest novel. A journey into madness begins when she forces him to write
another novel, where he has to resurrect Misery from her grave.

5) Jennifer Jason Leigh as Hedra Carlson in Single White Female

Allison (Bridget Fonda) searches for a new roommate and ends up with Hedra, who becomes so obsessed with her that she begins to makeover herself into Allison. Sane roommates are difficult to find.

6) Yeong-hie Seo as Kim Boknam in Bedeviled

This Korean movie takes place on a small undeveloped island where Bok-nam is bullied and raped. Her abuse soon drives her over the edge and she goes on a killing spree. The movie is not all about blood and gore but also gives a depiction of how a sane person can slowly go crazy when tortured.

7) Lee Eun-ju as Choi Ga-hee in The Scarlet Letter

This Korean movie centres on best friends Soo-hyun (Uhm Ji-won) and Ga-hee whose relationship turns sour when Ga-hee has an affair with her best friend’s husband Ki-hoon (Han Suk-kyu). The lovers run away together. But when Ki-hoon decides he wants to return to his wife, they argue and are accidentally locked in the trunk of their car. Realising they are unable to call for help, Ga-hee suffers a miscarriage and forces Ki-hoon to kill her. He is finally rescued after spending two more days imprisoned with her corpse.

8) Sangetta as Arundathi in Uyir

This Tamil film centres on Sundar (Sri Kanth) who is close to his brother and his family – sister-in-law. Arundathi and niece Aishwarya. When Arundathi becomes obsessed with Sundar, this drives her husband to take his own life. get her brother-in-law to marry her, including chasing away the woman he loves. Sometimes, love makes you do crazy things.

9) Ramya Krishnan as Neelambari in Padayappa

Neelambari is madly in love with Padayappa (Rajinikanth). But he falls for her maid, Vasundhara (Soundaraya), instead and marries her. Enraged, Neelambari locks herself in a room for 18 years before reappearing with the perfect revenge plan. Now that Padayappa’s oldest daughter is 18, Neelambari intends to break her heart just like what Padayappa did to her. The greatest pain you can inflict on a man is by torturing his daughter.

10) Sofia Jane as Zaleha in Perempuan, Isteri Dan …?

Zaleha is supposed to marry Amir (Nasir Bilal Khan) but she elopes to southern Thailand to marry the love of her life, Jalil (Jamaluddin Abd Kadir), instead.An enraged Amir tracks the couple down, kills the groom and sells Zaleha to a pimp. Six months later, he brings her back. Zaleha then tricks him into marrying her, and then enacts her revenge, using her body and her tears to achieve her aim. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorne

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