Acceptance of Changed Roles of Young Women Depicted in Reality Shows
Women are usually associated with beauty, sensitivity, and delicacy. Their identity is pre-set right from childhood to these virtues. Currently, the depiction of women’s identity by numerous media resources is getting attempted to modify drastically. Heroism in women is becoming well known and being rather accepted by young women. This is becoming nurtured by ongoing soaps on television like Beg, Borrow or Steal, Roadies, Khatron Ke Khiladi, and Laughter Challenge.
The objective of the present study was to record and watch 5 episodes of those serials and evaluate the roles of young women getting depicted in them based on attire, language utilized, communication with males, self-assurance, physical strength, and emotional control/expression and risk-taking attitude.
In this regard, a common pre-structured interview together with the young college-going women between 18-24 years was carried out to find out the acceptance and rejection of these traits in women. The outcome reveals the unexpected appreciation for the upcoming modifications in the future roles of women.
Gender is being increasingly recognized and acknowledged as a major improvement situation. Lately, there is a developing trend towards reality Tv shows that happen to be determined by external shallow values. It includes a strong hypnotic effect even on the strongest minds. But though reality Tv may well seem like a harmless kind of entertainment, the damage (that is completed so subtly) is extremely effective and as a result, it deserves a closer look. So the question …