International Girl Child Day 2022: Top 9 movies centred around fierce girls


Dhanak: Seeing a poster of Shah Rukh Khan promoting eye donation, a young girl taker her blind brother to the actor's shooting venue in Rajasthan, hoping for a treatment.

Dangal: It is a story of two girls who fulfil their father’s dreams and enter the world of wrestling. The girls do something the world didn’t expect them to.

Secret superstar: The film talks about how patriarchy prevents young girls from reaching their true potential.

The sky is pink: The movie is about a motivational speaker who passed away at the age of 18 due to a genetic disorder.

He named the girl Malala: The documentary portrays the story of Malala Yousafzai, a teenager who was shot by a Taliban gunman in 2012 for speaking out against the organisation’s opposition to girls’ education.

Ajji: It is a film that puts the spotlight on the disturbing issue of sexual violence against the girl child.

Little Miss Sunshine: The film raises issues like body image, the exploitative nature of beauty pageants and sexualisation of young girls.

Gunjan Saxena: A young girl who dreams to be pilot, despite facing reservations, she fulfils her dream and serves the country in the Kargil War.

Piku: The movie brings out a beautiful relationship between a daughter and her father. It portrays how the daughter keeps up with all responsibilities after her mother passes away.