Ms Hawa Hawai: Shehzaadi of the Meek, the Freak, the Queer

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Ms Hawa Hawai: Shehzaadi of the Meek, the Freak, the Queer

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

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ijli ki rani, main hoon aayi, kehte hain mujh ko… Hawa Hawai

And so she came, guns blazing, sparks flying – lighting up the stage, the screen, the walls, my eyes. After waiting three excruciating weeks for Mr India’s debut on DD1, this electrifying woman had just blown all my fuses. Everyone on screen might as well have been wearing Anil Kapoor’s watch. Body draped in gems and sequins, she grew to fill the screen until there was nothing else left; until there was only Sridevi.

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