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Sex worker-turned-author basks in glory of Kerala film award

Indian Express | 19/10/2021 01:02 PM | Click to read full article

It has been over 15 years since Nalini Jameela shocked the conventional mindsets of society and upset the patriarchy by penning a path-breaking autobiography on her daring and frightful life as a sex worker.

From being a best-selling author and activist to the recipient of the prestigious Kerala State Film Awards, for the movie “Bharathapuzha”, directed by Manilal, Jameela has inspired many females.